At least 50 killed, many feared missing in jade mine landslide in Myanmar

Xinhua

2nd July, 2020 11:53:42 printer

At least 50 killed, many feared missing in jade mine landslide in Myanmar

Bodies of at least 50 jade scavengers have been recovered while many others are still missing in a landslide in Myanmar’s Kachin state on Thursday, U Dollar, an official from the local village administration office, told Xinhua.

Caused by the monsoon rains, the landslide occurred at a jade mining site in Sate Mu village tract of Hpakant township at 08:00 a.m. local time, said a release from the Fire Services Department.


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