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    The number of people killed by collapse of the dam, owned by the Brazilian mining corporation Vale, has increased up to 34, firefighting service reported.

    34 people confirmed dead after a Vale corporation mining dam collapsed in Brazil, local fire department said, accoring to Reuters.

    The firefighting service said that the dam collapse resulted in the spill of 3 million cubic meters (over 100 million cubic feet) of waste.

    READ MORE: About 200 People Reported Missing After Mining Dam Collapses in Brazil

    The dam collapsed on Friday causing heavy mood floods that hit the Brumadinho municipality. On late Friday, media reported about at least 200 people missing after the disaster.


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