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At least 113 of the miners killed in landslide

on Thursday morning local time, is at least 113 people have been killed in a large landslide at a jademine in the town of Hpakant in northern Myanmar.

It informs the authorities in Myanmar, according to AFP news agency.

'In total there were found 113 equal so far', writes the emergency services in a search on Facebook.

the Past was the death toll of 50 people, said a spokesman for disaster response, according to the news agency Reuters.

- Jademinearbejderne was smothered by a wave of mud, which was triggered after heavy amounts of rainfall, said the spokesperson.

Many reported still trapped underground in the mine, like a large number of reported injured in the jordskreddet.

This writes the news agency AFP and the british BBC.

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Photo: MYANMAR FIRE SERVICES DEPARTMENT/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix

Photo: MYANMAR FIRE SERVICES DEPARTMENT/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix
Deliver the bodies
According to the chinese state-controlled media CGTN are at least 200 people are trapped inside the mine. Jordskreddet occurred at about 06.30 local time.

the Violent images from the media Regional Telegraph shows how the emergency personnel put the naked corpses side by side, as they are found in the mud.

In July last year there was also a landslide at the mine. Here they killed 19 miners in the accident.

Subsequently, it sounded from the authorities, to the enterprises engaged in mining in the country, should do more to ensure the workers against such accidents.

Myanmar is the world's largest mine is jade, who among other things used for jewelry.

In 2016-2017 was, according to official inventories sold jade to 671 million euro in Myanmar. This corresponds to around five billion dollars.

Myanmar's many jademiner have in recent years been hit by several accidents, writes the BBC.

Dozens die each year in jadeindustrien, which attracts many low-paid migrant workers.

Poor, who do not work in the industry, also moves frequently into the mines to rooting for pebbles that have been left by the big operators.

so far, 113 confirmed deaths is Thursday's mudslide, the worst accident that has affected the industry, writes AFP.

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