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Two held in connection to Brazil dam tragedy that killed dozens


Devdiscourse News Desk Brazil
Updated: 29-01-2019 16:15 IST
Two held in connection to Brazil dam tragedy that killed dozens

the two engineers were responsible for signing off on the safety of the dam, which burst last week, killing at least 65 people. Image Credit: Wikimedia

Two engineers, who worked on behalf of Brazilian miner Vale at its burst tailings dam, have been arrested, according to Sao Paulo state prosecutors. According to a source with knowledge of the arrest orders, the two engineers were responsible for signing off on the safety of the dam, which burst last week, killing at least 65 people, with another 279 still missing.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : Brazil

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