9 dead, search for 300 missing after Brazil dam collapse

  • Cattle are covered by mining debris after a mine collapsed near Brumadinho, Brazil, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Brazilian mining company Vale SA said it didn’t yet have information on deaths or injuries at the dam but said that tailings have reached the community of Vila Ferteco. (Leo Drumond/Nitro via AP)

  • A structure lays in ruins after a dam collapsed near Brumadinho, Brazil, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Brazilian mining company Vale SA said it didn’t yet have information on deaths or injuries at the dam but said that tailings have reached the community of Vila Ferteco. (Leo Drumond/Nitro via AP)

  • A man points near a home engulfed by mud from a dam collapse near Brumadinho, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Rescuers in helicopter on Saturday searched for survivors in a huge area in southeastern Brazil buried by mud from the collapse of dam holding back mine waste, with at least nine people dead and hundreds missing. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

  • An aerial view shows a collapsed bridge caused by flooding triggered by a dam collapse near Brumadinho, Brazil, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. The dam that held back mining waste collapsed, inundating a nearby community in reddish-brown sludge, killing at least seven people and leaving scores of others missing. (Bruno Correia/Nitro via AP)

  • A man stands in the debris of his home that was destroyed after a dam collapsed, near Brumadinho, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Rescuers in helicopter on Saturday searched for survivors in a huge area in southeastern Brazil buried by mud from the collapse of dam holding back mine waste, with at least nine people dead and hundreds missing. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

  • In this handout photo released by Brazil’s Government Press Office, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro surveys an area buried by mud, in Brumadinho, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Rescuers in helicopter on Saturday searched for survivors in a huge area in southeastern Brazil buried by mud from the collapse of dam holding back mine waste, with at least nine people dead and up to 300 missing. (Isac Nobrega/Brazil’s Government Press Office via AP)

SAO PAULO — Rescuers in helicopter on Saturday searched for survivors in a huge area in southeastern Brazil buried by mud from the collapse of dam holding back mine waste, with at least nine people dead and up to 300 missing.

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