Rescuers search for victims of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA in Brumadinho, Brazil February 2, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 121 dead, 226 missing

  • All those listed as missing, almost all of whom were mine workers, are presumed dead, with no survivors being found over the past week
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Rescuers search for victims of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA in Brumadinho, Brazil February 2, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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A boy looks at an area in the community of Casa Grande affected by a sludge after the collapse, two days ago, of a dam at an iron-ore mine belonging to Brazil's giant mining company Vale near the town of Brumadinho. Photo: AFP

Search for survivors, despair in Brazil amid dam collapse

  • At least 37 people have been killed, but number expected to increase as rescue and recovery teams get to hardest hit areas
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A boy looks at an area in the community of Casa Grande affected by a sludge after the collapse, two days ago, of a dam at an iron-ore mine belonging to Brazil's giant mining company Vale near the town of Brumadinho. Photo: AFP
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