6.8 Quake Kills 12 in Burma

Gold mine collapses in temblor

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 11, 2012 9:42 AM CST

(Newser) – A strong earthquake of magnitude-6.8 struck northern Burma today, collapsing a bridge and a gold mine, damaging several old Buddhist pagodas and leaving as many as 12 people feared dead. A slow release of official information left the actual extent of the damage unclear;...   Read full story »

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