Fire at the Terra e Liberdade camp in Parauapebas (PA) involved the local electrical network edit
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247 – The Minister of Agrarian Development and Family Agriculture, Paulo Teixeira, stated that the government will continue negotiating to provide a definitive settlement for the approximately one thousand families residing in the Terra e Liberdade camp in Parauapebas (PA), of the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST). ), hit by a fire that left nine dead on Saturday (9).
“We will continue with the ongoing negotiations for the settlement of these families. We had a call with the president of Vale last week to seek a solution for the settlement of these families. The government of Pará will be represented and the mayor of Parauapebas will monitor the work”, said Teixeira, according to the newspaper O Globo.
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According to the report, the minister’s presence at the site was requested by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who sent him to closely monitor the situation. The morning after the tragedy, Teixeira participated in the collective wake in honor of the victims, who lost their lives during the internet installation by the company G5 Internet. The incident occurred when the equipment collided with high voltage wires, triggering a large fire.
The case is being investigated by the Civil Police of Pará and representatives of the internet company should be heard in the coming days. In a statement, the Scientific Police reported that seven bodies were identified and released, while the other two will undergo identification tests, including DNA collection. A technical team from the Government of Pará was sent to the municipality to offer the necessary support.
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