Dozens reported lacking as recent Burma landslide sweeps jade space

December 26, 2015 4:11 PM

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At least five people are dead with dozens of others missing after a landslide swept through a mining region in Burma’s northern Kachin state.

OA stream of mud and rock buried Hpakant, the heart of the country’s lucrative jade industry. Local media expect the death toll to increase.

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