3 bombs rock Myanmar's northwestern city Sittwe

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Three bombs rocked the capital of Myanmar’s restive Rakhine State, Sittwe, early on Saturday, police said, adding that a police officer was slightly injured and authorities were still working to determine who was behind the bombings. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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