Landslide in Myanmar jade mine kills at least 100

Posted In: News Date:Jul 2nd, 2020

The bodies of at least 100 jade miners were pulled from the mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar on Thursday, in one of the worst ever accidents to hit the perilous industry.

Scores die each year while working in the country's lucrative but poorly regulated jade industry, which uses low-paid migrant workers to

"The miners were smothered by a wave of mud,"


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