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Explosions Hit Capital, Mandalay, Military Town

June 24 2011


There have been three coordinated explosions in Burma, says the government.

Naypyitaw, the capital, and two other cities were hit on Friday, Reuters reports.

A bomb planted in a jeep exploded in a market in Mandalay, the country's second-biggest city, wounding four people, residents said.

A bomb also exploded in an unoccupied house opposite a market in Naypyitaw, said a government official.

Another bomb hit the garrison town of Pyin Oo Lwin, which houses four military...

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