Dam Collapse: Vietnamese Firm Hires Helicopter To Evacuate Workers In Laos

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Dam Collapse: Vietnamese Firm Hires Helicopter To Evacuate Workers In Laos
Dam Collapse: Vietnamese Firm Hires Helicopter To Evacuate Workers In Laos

Vietnamese firm, Hoang Anh Gia Lai has hired a helicopter to evacuate its 26 workers stranded in Laos after a dam there collapsed, Xinhua news agency quoting the Vietnam News Agency reported Wednesday.

The 26 rubber-growing workers, comprising 25 Laotians and a Vietnamese, have been isolated by floods caused by the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu province.

No Vietnamese casualty has so far, been reported in the flooding.

Five workers of a Vietnamese sawing factory in the affected area also escaped.

According to Lao authorities, many people are still listed as missing following the dam collapse on Monday night, the agency reported…..

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