Police among 18 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine
YANGON July 28, 2019 - A landslide at a Myanmar jade mine killed 14 people including at least one policemen in the early hours of Sunday as earth and mud engulfed a guard post, and four people were missing and feared dead, police said.
Almost a year apart, another mud slide and Jade mine collapse with death and destruction.
Death toll rises to 162 in Myanmar jade mine collapse
The death toll in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has risen to at least 162, with more feared dead, authorities said.
A heap of mining waste collapsed into a lake on Thursday and buried many workers under mud and water.
By late evening on Thursday, rescue workers had recovered 162 bodies, the fire service department said, but the search was ongoing.