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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar army kills eight near India border in dawn ambush

Kalay becomes a resistance hideout as student protesters call for more to take arms

Myanmar's military has stepped up violence against protesters over the last nine weeks.    © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Myanmar's military on Wednesday launched an early-morning crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in the northwestern township of Kalay, the city bordering India, killing at least eight civilians with machine guns and grenades.

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