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After the fire

A fire at an Islamic school in Rangoon killed 13 children in the early hours of Tuesday in what officials said could have been an accident, but comes in the aftermath of a wave of violence against Muslims in Buddhist-majority Burma. The children, all boys, suffocated after the fire broke out in the dormitory of the school next to the mosque in the central, multi-ethnic Botataung district of the former capital at about 2:40 a.m.


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