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    A rescuer searches for victims of Friday’s dam collapse near the municipality of Brumadinho in the state of Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil on Monday. Photo: VCG
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Gallery: Brazil Dam Collapse Leaves 65 Dead, 279 Missing

Disaster in nation’s southeast unleashes torrent of mud on a riverside town and surrounding farmland Friday

01.30.2019
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A rescuer searches for victims of Friday’s dam collapse near the municipality of Brumadinho in the state of Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil on Monday. Photo: VCG
Indigenous women from the Pataxo Ha-ha-hae tribe look at the Paraopeba River on Monday after a tailings dam, owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, collapsed in Sao Joaquim de Bicas near Brumadinho, Brazil, on Friday. Photo: VCG
A protester covered in mud performs during a demonstration in front of the headquarters of Brazilian mining company Vale in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday. Photo: VCG
Rescue workers are seen in Brumadinho, Brazil, on Sunday after a tailings dam owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA burst. Photo: VCG
Volunteers at Brumadinho, Minas Gerais state in Brazil, help distribute bottled water Sunday to victims of a nearby dam collapse two days earlier. Photo: VCG
People wait for information about their relatives in front of the Crisis Command Center organized by the Minas Gerais state government in Brumadinho, Brazil, on Saturday. Photo: VCG
A rescue helicopter flies Friday over the dam owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA that burst in Brumadinho, Brazil, that day. Photo: VCG
A collapsed bridge is seen after a dam burst near Brumadinho in southeastern Brazil on Friday. Photo: VCG
A chicken is covered with mud after a dam collapsed in Brumadinho, Brazil, on Friday. Photo: VCG

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