Landslide kills 17 in Hpa-saung Township
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.