Category: northern Myanmar.

Jade Mine Collapses in Burma Burying and Killing More Than 162 People in a Wave of Mud

On July 2, 2020 a deadly landslide descended on a jade mine in northern Myanmar. According to first countings, at least 162 people were buried to death and 54 others gravely injured. The mine collapse took place early on Thursday in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state after the region was hit by torrential […] Read More