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VIDEO: No injuries after a landslide at Itaminas mine near Brumadinho

Debris hit a truck, a backhoe, and a car but there were no injuries after a landslide at Itaminas iron ore project in Minas Gerais. (Image: Corpo de Bombeiros Minas Gerais)

Civil Defense agents from the city of Sarzedo, in Greater Belo Horizonte, Brazil, are carrying out inspections after a landslide of part of a slope on Itaminas iron ore project.

According to the Fire Department, workers were carrying out soil removal work and there was a landslide about 1 km from one of the dams.

According to the company, the debris hit a truck, a backhoe, and a car but there was no one inside the cars at the time of the accident.

On Twitter, journalist Gabriel Moraes shared a video of the moment of the accident.

Itaminas complex is close to Córrego do Feijão, in Brumadinho, where a Vale dam failure killed 270 people in 2019.

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Credit: Gabriel Moraes – Twitter

According to Itaminas, there was no environmental damage or any damage to the company’s dam in the region.