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Brazil dam collapse death toll rises to 121

Staff Writer |
The death toll rose to 121 after a dam burst in southeastern Brazil on Jan. 25, according to the local media.

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At least 226 people have been missing near the town of Brumadinho after the dam broke at an iron ore mining complex operated by the Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A.

Search-and-rescue efforts remain ongoing in the area.

So far, a total of five people were arrested over the incident.


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