Death Toll Touches 162 in Myanmar Mine Collapse
July 3 , 2020
The death toll is rising in the tragic incident of a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar. Officials believe that at least 162 people have been killed in this tragic incident. The incident occurred when a heap of mining waste fell into a lake on Thursday. Many workers were on duty when this accident happened. Several workers were buried under mud and water. The rescue work has been going on a war footing since the occurrence of this tragedy. Rescue workers recovered 162 bodies till Thursday evening, and the search is still going on. The number of deaths may increase.