Two dead, 28 still missing as recovery efforts ongoing near burst Brazil dams

By REUTERS
November 8, 2015 17:34

 
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MARIANA, Brazil - Brazilian authorities early on Sunday confirmed a second death caused by a massive mudflow and flooding that swamped towns near an iron ore mine in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais.



As many as 28 people are still missing after the disaster on Thursday, prompting a rescue and salvage operation involving about 500 people, many of whom are still searching, with the help of dogs and special equipment, for victims along the floodplain downstream from the dams.

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