December 21st, 2011
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Yangoon blast,1 dead

myanmar-blastYangon: A blast in crowded region of Yangon killed one person and injured at least two others. Of those injured one of them seriously. Security officials at the scene say the explosion took place in the northern part of the city on Wednesday. It killed one woman and injured at least two women in a public toilet.

The injured were taken to hospital. Police sealed off the area, and used a sniffer dog to search for more possible bombs. Bombings are rare but not unknown in Myanmar. In late October, a homemade bomb exploded in a taxi killing the driver and wounding two passengers.






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