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Bombing in Mandalay, Myanmar

msnbc.com news services report from YANGON, Myanmar:

Bombs exploded almost simultaneously in three Myanmar cities Friday, wounding at least two people, the government and residents said. The cities hit were Naypyitaw, the administrative capital, Mandalay and Pyinoolwin.

It was not immediately clear who carried out the attacks, but bombings have become increasingly frequent in Myanmar, where pro-democracy activists and ethnic groups are at odds with the military-backed regime. Continue reading.