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Dam collapse kills at least 15 gold miners in Siberia

MOSCOW: At least 15 gold miners were killed on Saturday when a dam collapsed, flooding an artisanal mining encampment in a remote part of Siberia, officials said. Heavy rains had weakened the dam and water broke through, sweeping away several cabins where the artisan miners lived, about 160 km (100 ...

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Death toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 134

BRASILIA: The toll from a dam collapse at a mine in southeast Brazil has risen to 134 deaths after more than a week of searches, with 199 missing, authorities said. The count showed the gradual recovery operation of bodies more than a week after the January 25 disaster at the ...

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Death toll in mine company dam collapse in Brazil rises to 58

BRASILIA: The death toll in the massive January 25 collapse of the Brumadinho dam in southeastern Brazil has climbed to 58, while 305 people remain missing after the tragedy, the emergency service of the Minas Gerais state said in a Sunday statement. The emergency service specified that 19 new deaths ...

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Hundreds missing in Laos after dam collapse

LAOS: Hundreds of people are missing and an unknown number believed dead after the collapse of a hydropower dam in southeast Laos, state media reported Tuesday. The accident happened at a dam in southeastern Attapeu province late Monday, releasing five billion cubic metres of water with “several human lives claimed, ...

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