Ninety people have been killed and more than a hundred people are missing during a landslide in Burma

Over ninety people have been killed and more than a hundred people are missing following a landslide at a jade mine in Burma.

 

Authorities said that on Saturday, Kachin villagers who had been sifting through a mountain of rubble and waste were either killed or went missing during the disaster.

 

the Myanmar Red Cross, the army, police and local community groups have launched a rescue operation in attempts to dig people out of the earth.

 

Authorities said that it is unclear what caused the collapse of the rubble and waste material.

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