In Myanmar the death toll in the landslide has risen to 113

The number of people killed in a landslide at the quarry of jade and jade in the town of Pakan in Kachin state in Northern Myanmar has increased to 113 people, reports on his page on the social network Facebook, the Myanmar fire Department, also acting as emergency service.

Earlier it was reported that the landslide came down on Thursday morning, killing more than 50 people.

Landslides with catastrophic consequences often occur on the jade quarries in the area Pacana, since that is where the main focus of country's capacity for the extraction of jade and jadeite, which are supplied to the markets of neighboring countries, especially China.

The administration of the quarries, which employ heavy machinery, are allowed to work also and individual miners often salasaca dumps directly into the career where they are looking for gems missed by the technique. Landslides in the dump pits were most often killed by the individual prospectors.