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Junta clamps down after Yangon blasts

Myanmar’s military government has stepped up security and ordered medical workers not to speak with reporters about three bomb blasts that shook the capital, Yangon, over the weekend. Eyewitness reports indicated the death toll could spike sharply higher. Medical workers contacted by telephone told RFA’s Myanmar service they had been warned against disclosing anything related to the blasts on Saturday at two upscale supermarkets and the Yangon Convention Center, site of a Thai trade fair. Thai officials, meanwhile, said at least 21 people had been killed – 10 more than the fatalities reported by the Myanmar junta. Full Stroy

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