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Myanmar police kill 7 Buddhist rioters in Rakhine

Police in Myanmar have opened fire on a group of Buddhists who were trying to seize a government office in the troubled Rakhine State, killing seven people. The unrest began late Tuesday as a group of around 5,000 Buddhists gathered for a nationalist ceremony in a town known as Mrauk U. It was not immediately clear why the rally descended into violence, but a police…