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Myanmar Crisis

Escalating Myanmar bombings cause civilian casualties

Junta accuses peaceful protesters of turning into urban guerrillas

Zaw Win Aung, 19, was killed in Yangon on May 25 when a bomb disguised as a gift exploded at a wedding reception. 

YANGON/BANGKOK -- Four and half months after an inconclusive coup on Feb. 1, bombings are on the rise in Yangon, Mandalay, Bago and other cities in Myanmar, targeting government offices, schools and security forces, after the military gained the upper hand over widespread street protests.

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