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Voa news   19 October 2019   Siberia   Krasnoyarsk  
<p>MOSCOW - At least 15 gold miners were killed on Saturday when a dam collapsed, flooding an artisanal mining encampment in a remote part of Siberia, officials said.<br />Heavy rains had weakened the dam and water broke through, sweeping away several cabins ...
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CNN   03 October 2019   Democratic Republic of Congo   Kampene  
<p>The number of illegal miners killed in a gold mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo rose to 22 on Thursday, the country's minister of social affairs told CNN.<br>The initial death toll from Wednesday's incident at an illegally-run mine in Kampene ...
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YouTube, Guardian News   04 February 2019  
<p>A video aired on Brazilian media shows the exact moment a dam burst in Brazil on 25 January. The dam break at an iron ore mining complex operated by the minerals firm Vale killed at least 65 people. A further 279 are missing.</p>
CNBC   29 January 2019   Brazil  
<p>At least 60 people have been killed and hundreds are still missing after a dam collapsed at Vale&rsquo;s Corrego do Feijao mine in southeastern Brazil on Friday.<br />The tragedy is the second major disaster linked to Brazilian mining giant Vale in about ...
The times of India   21 October 2018   China  
<p>BEIJING: Two mine workers were killed, two have been rescued while 18 others remain trapped in a coal mine that was ripped through in a rock burst in east China's Shandong Province, local officials said on Sunday.</p>
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Reuters   03 June 2018   Kenya   Nairobi  
<p>NAIROBI (Reuters) - At least three people were killed after a five-story building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi in the early hours of Sunday, officials said.<br />It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse but the authorities say 30,000 ...