Kachin civil society group seeks charges over landslide

A Kachin civil society network is seeking to bring charges against the operator of the Hpakant jade mine which dumped the tailings that collapsed in a massive landslide on November 21, according to an area resident.

The confirmed death toll from the landslide had risen to 113 yesterday, up from 105 on 23 November, but could be as high as 200, police and residents say.

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