Brazil town floods after two dams burst

Rescuers spirited survivors out of a mountainous area of southeastern Brazil flooded with a sea of viscous, clay-red mud after two dams burst at an iron ore mine.

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    Aerial view of the debris after a dam burst at the small town of Bento Rodrigues in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    A horse struggles in the mud at the small town of Bento Rodrigues after a dam burst on Thursday in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    A truck hangs upside down after a dam burst at the small town of Bento Rodrigues in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    Horses struggles in the mud at the small town of Bento Rodrigues after a dam burst in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    A dog walks in the mud at the small town of Bento Rodrigues on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, after a dam burst on Thursday in Minas Gerais state, Brazil. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    Two dogs stand on the roof of a destroyed house at the small town of Bento Rodrigues after a dam burst on Thursday, in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    Aerial view of the small town of Bento Rodrigues after a dam burst on Thursday in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    Aerial view of the debris and mud on Thursday, at the small town of Bento Rodrigues after a dam burst in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov .6, 2015. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    Aerial view of the debris after a dam burst on Thursday, at the small town of Bento Rodrigues in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    Aerial view of a mudslide after a dam burst at the small town of Bento Rodrigues in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    A car and two dogs are seen on the roof of destroyed houses at the small town of Bento Rodrigues after a dam burst on Thursday in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    A girl rests on a mattresses in a sports arena after residents were displaced by dams that burst in Mariana, Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. The rupture of two dams at an iron ore mine unleashed a mix of water and mining residue on a village downhill, smothering the enclave of Bento Rodrigues. Only about 10 of the village's around 200 houses were left standing, and cars and other objects were tossed by what survivors described as an eruption of mud. The mine operator Samarco is jointly owned by the Brazilian mining company Vale and Australia's BHP Billiton. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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    A girl runs between mattresses inside a sports arena where residents are taking refuge after being displaced by bursting dams in Mariana, Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. The rupture of two dams at an iron ore mine unleashed a mix of water and mining residue on a village downhill, smothering the enclave of Bento Rodrigues. Only about 10 of the village's around 200 houses were left standing, and cars and other objects were tossed by what survivors described as an eruption of mud. The mine operator Samarco is jointly owned by the Brazilian mining company Vale and Australia's BHP Billiton. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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