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Brazil dam disaster: Death toll climbs to 157
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Brazil dam disaster: Death toll climbs to 157

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Brasília, Feb 8 : The death toll from the dam collapse in Brazil climbed to 157 while 182 people were feared missing, local media said on Friday.

Firefighters reportedly started using 250 special geolocation devices, which track the location of the rescue workers and allow them sending out calls for help.

The iron ore dam, located in the Brumadinho municipality of Brazil’s southeastern Minas Gerais state, collapsed triggering heavy mudflows.(UNI)