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One person found dead and up to 100 others still missing after landslide in Hpakant



At least one person is confirmed dead and as many as 100 others are feared missing following a landslide near the Kachin State jade-mining town of Hpakant early Wednesday morning, according to local sources.


One body was recovered at the site of the pre-dawn landslide, at an old mine near the village of Tharyargone, shortly before noon on Wednesday, while between 80 and 100 others working there were still unaccounted for, the sources said.


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