Several dead, hundreds missing after dam collapse in Laos
A collapsed dam in Loas has killed several and left hundreds missing.
A hydroelectric dam in southeastern Laos has collapsed, according to an Associated Press report citing state media.
Several people are confirmed dead, and hundreds are missing.
The official Lao news agency KPL reported on Tuesday that the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu province collapsed Monday evening, sweeping away homes and leaving more than 6,000 homeless.