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Brazilian dam collapse: Death toll climbs to 142
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Brazilian dam collapse: Death toll climbs to 142

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Rio De Janeiro, Feb 6 :The death toll from the collapse of a tailings dam in Brumadinho in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais climbed to 142, while 194 still missing, local authorities said on Wednesday.

Out of the 142 bodies retrieved, 122 have been identified.

Rescue teams are working in several areas to find and retrieve more bodies. Some 400 workers are involved in the rescue efforts including- Minas Gerais state firefighters, National Public Security Force officers, firefighters from other states and volunteers.(UNI)