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22 killed, 8 missing in Mogok ruby landslide

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Because of heavy rain in Mogok , at least 22 people were killed and 8 people are dead or missing. According to the source from Burma, many houses were also damaged. For the past 700 years, Mogok's 'Valley of Rubies' has been mined for 'pigeon blood' rubies - considered the finest in the world - sapphires and other rare gems. I am trying to get the photos. But not easy for me because there is no internet connection.

 

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