123 killed, many feared missing in jade mine landslide in Myanmar

International Desk
2 July 2020, Thu
Published: 12:08 Updated: 02:35

123 killed, many feared missing in jade mine landslide in Myanmar

At least 123 jade scavengers bodies 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. Source: Xinhua

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