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| 6 December 2022, Tuesday |

Myanmar: Dozens missing after deadly jade mine landslide

One person died, and at least 70 are missing, due to a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar on Wednesday, according to reports from the rescue team and eyewitnesses.
The disaster occured at around 4 am on Tuesday local time in the Hpakant area of Kachin State.
“About 70-100 people are missing. We’ve sent 25 injured people to hospital while we’ve found one dead,” rescue team member Ko Nyi told AFP news agency.