WATCH: 300 missing, mass devastation after Brazil dam burst

2019-01-27 10:30

Roughly 300 people are missing in Brazil after a dam at an iron mine burst. It's the second major disaster in that country linked to mining company Vale SA in the last three years.

By Saturday night, when authorities called off rescue efforts until day break, the death toll stood at 40 dead with up to 300 people estimated to be missing, AP reports. Throughout the day, helicopters flew low over areas buried by mud and firefighters worked to get to structures by digging.

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