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Burma Calls for Vigilance After Rangoon Explosions བོད་སྐད།


Burmese authorities are calling on citizens to be on alert after a pair of bombings earlier this week in the main city Rangoon.

A statement published in the junta's state-run newspapers Thursday urges the public to cooperate with authorities if they suspect anyone is about to commit acts of destruction.

The bombings occurred about an hour apart Tuesday at a park and a bus stop. No casualties were reported.

Burma has seen several small bombings in recent years. The military government has blamed them on its political opponents or ethnic rebel groups seeking autonomy. The groups deny carrying out such attacks.

The country has been under near-continuous military rule since 1962.


Some information for this report was provided by AFP and Reuters

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