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Putin expressed his condolences to President of Myanmar due to the effects of a landslide

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to the President of Myanmar Wines Menu in connection with the tragic consequences of the landslide in the country, the telegram published on the Kremlin website.

"Mr President, please accept my deep condolences in connection with the tragic consequences of the landslide that occurred in the Kachin state of Myanmar", the telegram reads.

Also Putin asked to convey words of sincere sympathy and support to the families and friends of the victims and wished those injured a speedy recovery.

Earlier Thursday it was reported that 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 162 people, the number of injured to 54 people.