At Least 90 Killed in Landslide at Myanmar Jade Mine, AFP Says

At least 90 people have died in a landslide in a jade mining area in northern Myanmar, AFP reports, citing a local administrative authority official.

The rescue operation is ongoing, the report cited Nilar Myint, an official from Hpakant, northern Kachin state, as saying.|Those killed were thought to have been scavenging through waste rubble dumped by mechanical diggers used by the mining firms to extract jade, accord to the report.

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