January 27, 2019 / 10:48 PM / 21 days ago

Rescuers confirm 58 dead in Brazil dam burst

BRASILIA, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The confirmed death toll from a burst tailing dam at an iron ore mine in Brazil has risen to 58 people, Minas Gerais state civil defense agency spokesman Flavio Godinho told reporters on Sunday.

The toll is expected to continue rising, he said in televised remarks. (Reporting by Jake Spring; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)

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