Hundreds missing and several dead after dam collapses in Laos

'Several human lives were claimed, and several hundreds of people are missing.'

Mordechai Sones,

Villagers evacuate after Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam collapsed in Attappeu
Villagers evacuate after Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam collapsed in Attappeu
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Laos state news agency says that a hydro-electric dam under-construction in the southeast of the country has collapsed. Over 5 billion cubic metres of water was released. The news agency is reporting that "several human lives were claimed, and several hundreds of people are missing".
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