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Myanmar: Rising tide kills 15 people

21 Nov 2021, 19:27 GMT+10

Yangon [Myanmar], November 21 (ANI): At least 15 people were killed and several others went missing after a rising tide swept them away in Myanmar's southeastern Mon state on Sunday morning.

"The tide swept away the pilgrims who were walking along the sea waterway to pay homage to a pagoda," a police officer told Xinhua.

The accident took place at around 7:30 a.m. local time in the Thanbyuzayat town.

Search and rescue operations ordered by regional authorities for the missing people are still going on. (ANI)

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