Land­slide kills 17 in Hpa-saung Town­ship

Mizzima Business Weekly - - AFFAIRS // NEWS -

Tor­ren­tial rain caused a land­slide on Sun­day in a vil­lage in Hpa-saung Town­ship, Kayah State, killing 17, ac­cord­ing to a news re­port from the Myan­mar News Agency on 12 Oc­to­ber. Oth­ers are feared dead.

Among the con­firmed dead are 10 men and seven women.

About 60 houses were de­stroyed by the land­slide, which hap­pened at about 2pm in a hilly area be­tween Mawchi Taung Paw vil­lage and Lokhalo vil­lage.

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