Left behind: Survivors of the Kachin mine disaster

In July 2020 a jade mine collapsed at Hpakant in Kachin State, killing 172 people.

We went to the town to find out what happened to the families they left behind, and why so many workers were in a mining site that was meant to be closed.

By Win Zar Ni Aung

By Win Zar Ni Aung

Win Zar Ni Aung began her journalism career in 2011 and previously worked as deputy chief reporter at Myanmar National Television.
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