18 August 2019
Search and rescue operations continue in the landslide-hit area in ThaePhyuKone Village of Paung Township in Mon State. Death toll rises to 69, according to Myanmar Fire Services Department. The edge of Thae Phyu Hill fell down due to torrential rain on the 9th of August, causing a massive damage.
Officials from the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Mon State Government, Tatmadawmen, Fire Brigade and Red Cross members as well as rescue teams and social organizations have been carrying out search and rescue operations and providing necessary assistance to the victims.
Credit - Myanmar Fire Services Department
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