Two dead, dozens missing after two dams burst in Brazil

MARIANA, Brazil – Casualties from two collapsed dams at a Brazilian iron ore mine mounted on Friday as rescue teams worked through the night to find dozens missing in mudslides that devastated a village in the country’s southeast.

A spokesman for firefighters leading the rescue confirmed 30 injuries and at least two deaths, but said the count was likely to rise as the search advanced slowly after mudslides knocked out roads and cell towers.

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