Mosque, orphanage burned in new Myanmar violence

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Sectarian violence has spread to a new region of Myanmar, with a rampaging mob torching a mosque and a Muslim orphanage in a northeastern town after rumors spread that a Muslim man had set fire to a Buddhist woman, authorities said Wednesday. There were no reported fatalities from the rioting Tuesday evening in the remote town of Lashio near China’s border, state media reported. The full extent of the damage was unclear, with no immediate reports of how many people may have been injured. Deadly violence between Buddhists and Muslims has occurred since last year in other parts of Myanmar, first in a western region and then in central towns. The new flare-up will reinforce doubts that…

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