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UK court rejects £5B Samarco claim

The victims of the 2015 Fundao dam disaster in Brazil will lodge an appeal after a UK court refused to proceed with a £5 billion claim against Samarco 50% shareholder BHP.

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The aftermath of the Fundao dam collapse in Brazil

The case is being brought on behalf of more than 200,000 individual victims, as well as 25 Brazilian municipal governments, 530 businesses, a Catholic archdiocese and members of the Krenak indigenous