World Jul 24

Villagers evacuate after the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam collapsed in Attapeu province. Photo by ABC Laos News/Handout via Reuters
Hundreds missing in Laos after hydroelectric dam collapses

The official Lao news agency KPL said the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu province collapsed Monday evening, releasing cascades of water that swept away houses, flooded villages and made more than 6,600 people homeless.

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