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12 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

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A local official says a wall inside the jade mine collapsed amid heavy rain

YANGON, Myanmar (May 24, 2016) — A landslide in Myanmar’s northern jade mining region has killed at least 12 people and many more are missing, officials said Tuesday, May 24, the latest deadly accident to hit the shadowy but lucrative industry. Continue reading 12 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide