Brazil dam collapse: five arrested including three mining firm staff

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Two of Vale SA’s senior managers and two other engineers held over Brumadinho mining disaster

Three employees of the Brazilian mining company Vale SA and two other engineers working on behalf of the company have been arrested, Minas Gerais and São Paulo state prosecutors have said.

In a statement on Twitter, Vale said it was cooperating with investigators, who are probing a mining disaster that could leave a death toll of more than 300 people.

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