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Water-Soaked Mud: Death Toll and Defence Office

water-soaked mud: Earlier Sunday, authorities stopped the search and evacuated several neighbourhoods in the southeastern city of Brumadinho that were within range of the second B6 dam owned by the Brazilian mining company Vale, according to CTV. An estimated 24,000 people were told to get to higher ground, but by the afternoon civil engineers said the second dam was no longer at risk. The Civil Defence office in Minais Gerais state raised the confirmed death toll to 58, with up to 300 people still missing following the avalanche of iron ore waste from a mine Friday. Get out searching! a woman yelled at firefighters near a refugee set up in the centre of Brumadinho. Areas of water-soaked mud appeared to be drying out, which could help firefighters get to areas previously unreachable. They could be out there in the bush. ( As reported in the news.