6 months Myanmar landslide victims rise to 56 Manilatimes |World
YANGON, Myanmar: The death toll in a landslide that buried more than a dozen village houses in southeastern Myanmar has climbed to 56, an official said Monday. The landslide hit a village in Paung township on Friday. Zaw Zaw Htoo, a member of parliament from Paung who arrived at the scene over the weekend, said three more bodies were recovered on Monday morning, bringing the death toll to 56.
Residents look at an area affected by a landslide in Mutkyi village in Paung township, Mon state on August 12, 2019. AFP PHOTOThe top official in Mon state, Aye Zan, ... more