Fresh alert over Brazil dam collapse as relatives’ anguish intensifies

‘I am praying for a miracle,’ says cousin of missing mining company employee

Fading hopes for survivors of a deadly dam collapse in Brazil were further dashed on Sunday when rescue efforts were temporarily halted because of concerns that another dam operated by the same company was also at risk of rupturing.

As the search was paused authorities began evacuating several neighbourhoods in the south-eastern city of Brumadinho that were within range of the B6 dam owned by the Brazilian mining company Vale.

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Source: theguardian