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Explosive device wounds 8 in Yangon: Myanmar official

Last Updated: Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 23:42

Yangon: Eight people were injured, one
seriously, on Sunday, by an explosive device believed to have been
detonated accidentally in Myanmar`s commercial hub Yangon, an
official said.

The evening blast happened in the north of the city when
a 26-year-old man accidentally set off the device he was
carrying in his bag at a street stall, he said.

"Altogether eight people including the bomber were
injured. A three-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy were
among those injured", the official said.


First Published: Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 23:42

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