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Brazil: At least 200 reportedly missing after mining dam collapse00:29

Brazil: At least 200 reportedly missing after mining dam collapse

Brazil, Brumadinho
January 25, 2019 at 21:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least 200 people are reportedly missing after a dam collapsed near the town of Brumadinho in south-eastern Brazil on Friday.

Footage shows an angry mudflow sweeping through the hillside with police and civilians close by.

Search and rescue teams have reportedly been dispatched to the area and evacuations are currently underway. The overflow of water has reportedly triggered the destruction of two more dams.

Brazil: At least 200 reportedly missing after mining dam collapse00:29
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At least 200 people are reportedly missing after a dam collapsed near the town of Brumadinho in south-eastern Brazil on Friday.

Footage shows an angry mudflow sweeping through the hillside with police and civilians close by.

Search and rescue teams have reportedly been dispatched to the area and evacuations are currently underway. The overflow of water has reportedly triggered the destruction of two more dams.