WORLD 4 missing in jade mine collapse in Myanmar found dead

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4 missing in jade mine collapse in Myanmar found dead

Xinhua

19:53, July 16, 2019

YANGON, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Four missing jade miners have been found dead after a suspended jade mine collapsed in Myanmar's Kachin state, according to local Hpakant township police force Tuesday.

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The four bodies were discovered on Monday when search was conducted after they were initially reported missing.

The tragedy occurred near Ba La Kha village in Hpakant township of the state Saturday.

One jade miner was rescued with injury and was hospitalized at the Hpakant General Hospital for treatment. 

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