Dozens missing after Myanmar mine landslip

Dozens of people are feared missing after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, according to a civil society group and media reports.

The landslide in the Hpakant area of Kachin State happened at around 4am local time on Wednesday and there were fears about 80 people had been swept into a lake by mining waste, an official at the Kachin Network Development Foundation, a civil society group, told Reuters.

The Mizzima news portal also reported dozens appeared to be missing in the landslide.

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