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Protesters in the biggest city #Yangon  carried a banner saying "Yangon strikes for complete removal of the enemy", while demonstrators in Hpakant in northern Kachin State marched chanting "the revolution must prevail". #MyanmarMilitaryCoup  #junta 

▶️Anti-coup protesters held a march Wednesday in the streets of Hpakant, a town in Myanmar's Kachin state known for its jade mines. ?UN Rights Chief Warns Myanmar Heading Toward Syria-like Civil War

#Myanmar Fighting between the military and the KIA has spread from the Kachin State townships of Hpakant to Mogaung to Injangyang since early March.

Photo of the Day | ‘Temple and Half-Mountain’ by #WPPh2021  nominee @hkun_lat , documenting a Buddhist temple occupying one half of a mountain, while the other has been carved away by heavy machinery mining for jade, in Hpakant, Kachin State, Myanmar:

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'Make it safer': calls grow to reform Myanmar's deadly jade trade. Fuelled by seemingly insatiable Chinese demand for the green gemstone, jade mining has claimed hundreds of lives and destroyed the once-stunning mountains of Hpakant township

Miners work in open-cast jade mines near Hpakant in Myanmar's Kachin state. A landslide in the area earlier this week killed more than 170 people, most of them migrant workers seeking their fortune in the treacherous mines near the China border ? @ye_aung_thu 

#UPDATE : At least 166 killed in a Thursday landslide at a jade mine in Hpakant#Myanmar  ; 54 injured have been taken to hospitals. The accident reportedly marked the worst at such sites in recent years. (Photo/AP)

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LOOK: This handout from the Myanmar Fire Services Department taken and released on Thursday shows rescuers attempting to locate survivors after a landslide at a jade mine in Hpakant, Kachin state.

The landslide was triggered by heavy rain and swept through the site in the jade-rich area of Hpakant on Thursday morning.

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A jade mine in Hpakant, #Myanmar , collapsed at around 6: 30 a.m. local time on Thursday. Witness said 33 people died, and 200 others are still buried.

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#UPDATE  : 96 dead in monsoon-triggered landslides at a jade mine in Hpakant township of Myanmar after a 304-plus-m-high cliff collapsed, according to the country's information ministry.

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More than 126 miners are reported to be killed in a Jade mine collapse in Hpakant township in Kachin State of northern #Myanmar . Dozens more are missing and unaccounted for till the reports last came in.

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The miners were collecting stones in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state when a “muddy wave” caused by heavy rain buried them, the fire service said in a Facebook post #Myanmar 

The miners were collecting stones in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state when a “muddy wave” caused by heavy rain buried them. #Myanmar 

At least 50 killed in a monsoon-triggered jade mine landslide in Hpakant, #Myanmar , on Thursday morning. Local villagers claimed about 200 were buried.

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