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Three bombs hit capital of Myanmar’s Rakhine State

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Yangon: Three bombs exploded in different locations in Rakhine’s state capital Sittwe early on February 24, including at the home of a high ranking official,” Three bombs exploded and three other unexploded bombs were found.

A police was injured but not seriously,” a senior officer said on the condition of anonymity, and no deaths were reported.

Reportedly, The blasts occurred around 4 am, local time (3 A.M. IST), One bomb exploded in the compound of the state government secretary’s home, while the two others hit in front of an office in the city and on a road leading towards the beach.

According to sources, a local official from the state government said, the extent of the damage was not immediately clear. Some streets are being blocked by police because of the bomb blasts.

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