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(NPR)   Massive landslide at a jade mine in Myanmar has killed at least 162 people   (npr.org) divider line
    More: News, Mining, massive landslide, Burma, death toll, Kachin state, dramatic video, Myanmar Fire Services Department, jade miners  
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2020-07-03 4:34:12 AM  
7 votes:
"Reuters says the victims were mostly "jade pickers" - people who sift through tailings to scavenge small bits of the semi-precious stone"

I'm guessing we're never going to find out the ages of the victims...
 
2020-07-03 6:49:41 AM  
4 votes:
That's how the other half lives, folks.
That's where your shiny goodies come from, and how they are obtained.
 
2020-07-03 4:10:24 AM  
4 votes:
Again?
 
2020-07-03 7:07:32 AM  
1 vote:

jso2897: That's how the other half lives, folks.
That's where your shiny goodies come from, and how they are obtained.


Yep.
Just like coal.
Which is still the electricity in my city. Which is so odd. Didn't know that.
 
2020-07-03 6:26:02 AM  
1 vote:
i was thinking it was like some safety BS but looking at the vid....
holy crap thats like a entire mountain craping out into the river(lake?)
 
2020-07-03 5:17:43 AM  
1 vote:

Tom Marvolo Bombadil: [Fark user image 665x375]
/aisle seat


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You there, on the motorbike! Sell me one of your melons!
 
2020-07-03 5:10:16 AM  
1 vote:
😔
 
2020-07-03 4:40:39 AM  
1 vote:
didnt i just read this?
 
2020-07-03 4:38:03 AM  
1 vote:
Jade Warrior - Minnamoto's Dream
Youtube 63CrzkMzAw8
Jade Warrior.  Old school prog rock.  My favourite.
 
2020-07-03 4:33:36 AM  
1 vote:
Again?
/What again?
 
2020-07-03 4:30:28 AM  
1 vote:
Again?
 
2020-07-03 1:51:35 AM  
1 vote:
Mortal Kombat Trilogy - All JADE Fatalities
Youtube RKgEFf133dU


Man that's a lot of people, even for Jade.
 
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