Myanmar: Military, coup opponents trade blame for bombing

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Myanmar state media on Wednesday blamed “terrorists” opposed to junta rule for a deadly bomb blast at a bus stop in its biggest city of Yangon, an accusation denied by members of an exiled shadow government made up of lawmakers deposed during the country’s 2021 coup. The blast in downtown Yangon occurred on Tuesday afternoon, killing one person and wounding nine, according to a charity group. The Global New Light of Myanmar, which published photographs of some of the bloodied victims, said security forces were investigating. No group has claimed responsibility for the blast but the state newsp…

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