Angola Landslide

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Published Monday, March 18, 2019

At least 30 people died after a mine collapsed at Chipindo municipality in Angola's south-west Huila Province, state media confirmed.

According to Radio Nacional de Angola (RNA), the tragedy happened at Chiwele locality where the illegal gold miners were at work.

"The prospectors were extracting gold in the mine when it collapsed due to the ground humidity," RNA said.

Huila Province, about 904km south of Luanda, is rich in mineral resources, that tend to attract people from far and wide.
Source: DORRIS

Angola Landslide Facts

Power: 0
Affected Area: 1 km.
Alert Level: Green
Category: Landslide
Response: Avoid
Severity: Minor
Urgency: Immediate
Certainty: Observed

Killed: 30

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