7 missing, 2 hurt after mine dam bursts in northern Mexico

7 missing, 2 hurt after mine dam bursts in northern Mexico
7 missing, 2 hurt after mine dam bursts in northern Mexico

A dam containing mineral tailings has burst at a mine in the northern Mexican border state of Chihuahua and officials say seven people are missing. Two others are reported hospitalized.

The state government says in a statement Tuesday that the accident took place at the Rio Tinto mine complex in Cieneguita in the municipality of Urique.

Mexican news media reported that workers were swept away.

This article was written by cool news network.

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