At least seven people have been killed and more than 150 went missing after a dam collapsed in southeast Brazil, due to a sea of muddy sludge to spread across rural areas of Brumadinho, in Minas Gerais state, burying buildings and vehicles.
Emergency teams rescued scores of trapped people by helicopter. As per reports Many of the missing are workers who were having lunch in the dam’s cafeteria which was buried by the sludge. “‘I’ve never seen anything like it,” Josiele Rosa Silva Tomas, president of Brumadinho resident’s association, told The Associated Press by phone. “It was horrible … the amount of mud that took over.”
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17 November, 2019