Sumon 1週 2日前
The English-language Vientiane Times, citing district governor Bounhom Phommasane, said more than 3,000 people “require rescue” and about 2,851 people have been saved.
About 19 people have been “found dead”, the paper said. Rescuers were searching Wednesday for villagers left missing.
SK Engineering & Construction, one of two South Korean partners in the project, said in a statement late Tuesday that the top of one of five auxiliary earth-fill dams at the project “got swept away” on Sunday night after heavy rains.