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<p>At least 12 people have died in a landslide Tuesday in northern Myanmar&rsquo;s jade mining region. The tragedy hit Kachin state&rsquo;s Hpakant town just five months after a similar incident there left dozens of people missing.</p>
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The Huffington Post   26 December 2015   Myanmar   Hpakant  
<p>YANGON, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Dozens of people were feared dead in Myanmar after a landslide hit a jade mining region, workers at a local mining firm said, the second such incident in just over a month.<br />The landslide took place on Friday in Hpakant in ...   22 November 2015   Myanmar   Hpakant  
<p>At least 90 people have been killed in a huge landslide while searching for precious jade in a remote mining area of northern Myanmar, officials say. "We found 79 dead bodies on November 21 (and) 11 today so the total so far is 90," said Nilar Myint, an ...