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Death Toll in Brazil's Mining Dam Collapse Rises to 65.

Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The death toll in the mining dam collapse in Brazil's South-East has risen to 65, the Globo TV channel reported on Monday citing the government of the Minas Gerais state.

According to latest updates, 292 people remain missing, while over 380 people were rescued following the dam collapse according to Globo TV channel.

On January 25, a dam collapsed at an iron-ore mine in Brumandinho in Brazil's South-Eastern Minas Gerais state. Residents of affected areas were evacuated, and several buildings were destroyed by mud flows. The state's authorities announced a three-day mourning over the tragedy.

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Date:Jan 29, 2019
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