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Mon Jan 28, 2019, 07:39 AM

Death Toll Rises in Brazil Dam Collapse

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Source: CNN

São Paulo, Brazil (CNN) — The number of deaths from a collapsed dam at a Brazilian iron mine rose on Sunday from 37 to 58 a spokesperson for the Civil Defense said.

Authorities say 427 people were in the Córrego do Feijão mine in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais when the dam burst Friday, unleashing a muddy sea of mining debris into the region.

Hundreds of people are still missing and the extent of damage is still being calculated, especially in the mining town of Brumadinho, which was nearly buried in the deluge.

The latest death toll was announced after rescuers returned to the mine Sunday afternoon. Authorities temporarily halted search and rescue on Sunday and placed 3,000 people under evacuation orders amid fears that another dam nearby was about to rupture. The orders were lifted after authorities determined dam VI was no longer at risk of bursting.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/27/americas/brazil-dam-collapse/index.html

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Mon Jan 28, 2019, 09:44 AM

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Mon Jan 28, 2019, 03:44 PM

2. ugh.

what century is this?

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