At Least 9 Dead Following Dam Collapse

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Saturday, January 26, 2019
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As of Saturday, nine people have been confirmed dead after a dam collapsed in southeastern Brazil.

The collapse sent debris through towns, There are hundreds of people still unaccounted for.

Structures were destroyed and people were trapped in vehicles and in pools of debris.

Rescue crews search the area by helicopter looking through the deep mud searching for more survivors. 

The dam was at the Corrego de Feijao mine near Brumadinho. 



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