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Laos Dam Collapse

LAOS DAM COLLAPSE: SURVIVORS RECOUNT THE HORROR

At 8pm on Monday, July 23 2018, a susidiary dam on the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydropower complex in southern Laos burst. At least 39 people are dead and 97 people are still missing. Weeks after the survivors are recounting the horror of that day.

Date: 2018 · Country: Laos · Text: Alessandro Marazzi-Sasson / David Boyle · Photos/Videos: Thomas Cristofoletti / David Boyle · Publication: SCMP


At 8pm on Monday, July 23 2018, a susidiary dam on the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydropower complex in southern Laos burst. At least 39 people are dead and 97 people are still missing. Weeks after the survivors are recounting the horror of that day.