Over 160 Killed In Myanmar Jade Mine Landslide

Daily Mirror - Sri Lanka|July 3, 2020

Over 160 Killed In Myanmar Jade Mine Landslide
The battered bodies of more than 160 jade miners were pulled from a sea of mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar on Thursday, after one of the worst-ever accidents to hit the treacherous industry.

Scores die each year while working in the country’s lucrative but poorly regulated jade trade, which uses low-paid migrant workers to scrape out a gem highly coveted in China.

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July 3, 2020