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Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 113 people

People carry a dead body following a landslide at a mining site in Hpakant, Kachin State City, Myanmar July 2, 2020, in this picture obtained from social media.
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Rescue workers say at least 113 people have been killed in a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar.

At least another five people have been injured in Thursday's accident, said Khin Maung Win, chairman of Thingaha rescue group working at the site now.

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