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Nine confirmed dead at Samarco, so far

BHP Billiton has updated the market on the death tally from the rupture of two tailings dams at its Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil saying “at this stage” there are nine fatalities and 19 people unaccounted for.

Nine confirmed dead at Samarco, so far Nine confirmed dead at Samarco, so far Nine confirmed dead at Samarco, so far Nine confirmed dead at Samarco, so far Nine confirmed dead at Samarco, so far

Damage aplenty ... big fines to follow

Four people previously unaccounted for have been found.

The company said: “We offer our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those who have died as a result of this tragic incident.

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