The Karenni State government has ordered the suspension of all mining operations in Mawchi, following a deadly mudslide that claimed the lives of 28 locals.
Twenty eight people have now been confirmed dead as a result of a disastrous landslide in eastern Burma on Sunday.
According to local sources in Mawchi, several homes were also destroyed in the devastation, leaving locals without food, shelter or clothing.
A village in Tonzang, in the north of Chin State, was buried by a mudslide, though no one has been reported killed or injured.
A mud volcano in Kyaukphyu Township on the west coast of Burma has erupted, spilling tons of mud across three village tracts and destroying more than 100 acres of paddies…
A family of five, including three children, were killed in a landslide triggered by a flood after several days of heavy rain in Kachin State.