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Myanmar hit by Buddhist-Muslim violence

Myanmar hit by Buddhist-Muslim violence
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Meiktila (AFP): Myanmar declared a state of emergency on Friday for a riot-hit town where 20 people have been killed in Buddhist-Muslim violence that...

siriyaMeiktila (AFP): Myanmar declared a state of emergency on Friday for a riot-hit town where 20 people have been killed in Buddhist-Muslim violence that has sparked fears of spreading unrest. Swathes of Meiktila, located 130 km north of the capital Naypyidaw, have been reduced to ashes as the authorities struggle to establish control after three days of clashes and arson. "At least 20 people have been killed. We estimate it could be higher," a police officer on anonymity informed the AFP correspondent.
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