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Two dead, four missing, in Portugal marble quarry collapse

Published on 19/11/2018

At least two people were killed Monday and four were reported missing in a landslide that collapsed part of a road running through a marble quarry in southeast Portugal, emergency services said.

t least two people were killed Monday and four were reported missing in a landslide that collapsed part of a road running through a marble quarry in southeast Portugal, emergency services said.

“The two victims are quarry workers,” civil protection spokesman Jose Ribeiro told journalists of the accident in Portugal’s Borba region, well known for its marble quarries.

The four individuals reported as missing were in two cars travelling along the road that collapsed into a crevice 50 metres (164 feet) deep.