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Posted by Leonel Zozoiaça on Monday, November 16, 2015
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The collapsed dam in Mariana, Minas Gerais state, unleashed a surge of thick, red toxic mud that devastated the nearby village of Bento Rodrigues.
Reports of the death toll and injuries from the disaster, which occurred Thursday afternoon, varied greatly. A spokesman for firefighters in the rescue confirmed with Reuters 30 injuries and at least two deaths, but said the count was likely to rise as more mudslides were possible and rescue efforts continue.
Mariana fire chief Adao Severino Junior told AFP news agency more than 50 were injured in southeastern Minas Gerais state and at least 17 people died. Several people were also reported missing. Read more here