Myanmar: More than 60,000 affected by dam collapse

Eighty-five villages and towns flooded in central Myanmar, raising concerns over the safety of dams in the country.

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    The collapse of part of a dam in Myanmar has unleashed giant waves of water and forced the mass evacuation of several villages and towns.

    More than 60,000 people have had to flee their homes and major roads have been flooded.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports.


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