Six people have also been arrested during the operations carried out by the DRI officials on Tuesday, it said.
Tribal language on verge of extinction; community wants their culture recorded
Caused by the monsoon rains, the landslide occurred at a jade mining site in Sate Mu village tract of Hpakant township at 08:00 am local time, stated the Fire Services Department's release.
The Myanmarese army on Friday had handed over to India 22 insurgents wanted in Assam and Manipur in a clandestine operation monitored by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.
This is the first time that Yangon has acted on New Delhi’s request to hand over insurgents from the Northeast.
The country's northwest has been embroiled in an increasingly brutal civil war between Myanmar's military and Arakan Army rebels demanding more autonomy for the state's ethnic Rakhine population.
Men, women and children belonging to the stateless and long-persecuted Muslim minority were among nearly 25,000 prisoners freed last week by a presidential pardon.
Mass amnesties on the holiday are not unusual, though the number this year was the highest in recent memory.
With only 214 people tested by Monday evening, medical experts and rights groups have urged Myanmar to stand up and face the pending crisis.
Myanmar President U Win Myint arrives in India, to hold talks with top leadership to strengthen ties
The Myanmarese president is also expected to visit Agra and Bodh Gaya following his official meetings in New Delhi.
The court ordered Myanmar to report back within four months, and then every six months after that.
Images posted by local media showed the bus upside down after it span off the road and plummeted down a steep bank at a spot notorious for traffic accidents.
With the monsoon over and seas relatively calm, increasing numbers of Rohingya Muslims are once again risking their lives attempting to reach Malaysia or Indonesia.
With this agreement, India along with Bangladesh, Myanmar and Thailand will cover the whole Bay of Bengal region.
The accident happened near the town of Hsipaw, a popular hiking spot for backpackers who often ride the scenic route by train from Mandalay to reach the mountains.