the Accident in the jaderika Hpakant area occurred when a large dike with waste from mining practices collapsed and buried the 54 workers while they slept. Late in the evening still had only three bodies could be dug up.
the Head of the mining company says that it cooperates with the families to identify the bodies.
in the area, then the security in the mines is often inadequate. Over 100 people died in a great race in november 2015, and as late as July of last year found 23 bodies after another accident where rescue work was made difficult by heavy monsoon rains.