Laos Dam Collapse: Hundreds missing after floods

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Tue, Jul 24, 2018, 06:28 PM

Laos Dam Collapse: Hundreds missing after floods

VIENTIANE, July 24: Hundreds of people are missing and several are presumed dead after a hydropower dam collapsed in southeast Laos, according to the reports.

Coming to the details, The 410 MW project, which is under construction, collapsed around 8 p.m. local time on Monday, releasing 5 billion cubic meters of water, sources said.

From this perspective, The Attapeu Provincial Administration Office has announced relief aid for flood victims. Authorities of Attapeu Province also called on Party, government organizations, the business community, officials, police and military forces and the Lao people to provide emergency aid for the victims.

Local authorities have called for urgent aid supplies, including clothing, medicine, cash and drinking water.