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25 Jan 2019 | 05:31 PM UTC

Brazil: Dam collapses at mine in Minas Gerais state January 25

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Dam collapses at Córrego do Feijão mine (Minas Gerais state) January 25; authorities evacuate residents in Brumadinho municipality

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/25/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/26/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Sao_Paulo). COUNTRY/REGION Brumadinho (Minas Gerais state)

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A dam collapsed at the Córrego do Feijão mine (Minas Gerais state) on Friday, January 25, forcing the evacuation of residents in Brumadinho municipality. Authorities could not confirm reports of fatalities from the dam collapse. Further details are still emerging.  


Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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