Death toll in N. Myanmar landslide

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YANGON (Xinhua) – A massive landslide has killed at least 15 people with 45 others injured in Hpakant mining region, Myanmar’s northern Kachin state. The landslide occurred when the pit wall of a disused jade mining site owned by Mahar Asa Pahtama Company collapsed Saturday afternoon, burying jade scavengers. Search and rescue operations were underway by the local authorities.

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