Death toll in Myanmar landslide climbs to 56

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In Myanmar, the death toll in a landslide incident has climbed to 56. Friday last week, the landslide hit a village in Paung township in Mon state.

Apart from the landslide in Paung, houses and a school in other townships were washed away, roads were blocked and villages were submerged.

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said, that monsoon flooding had displaced more than 7,000 people last week in Mon state.

The UN said, nearly 12,000 people have been displaced in Myanmar last week alone, bringing the total number of those in evacuation centers to more than 38,000.  (AIR NEWS)

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