One dead, four hurt in Myanmar religious unrest: Govt

AFP , Wednesday 29 May 2013

Fresh clashes between Buddhists and Muslims in the town of Lashio, Myanmar kills one and injures four

One person was killed and four wounded on Wednesday in a fresh outbreak of religious violence in eastern Myanmar, a senior government official said.

Police fired warning shots to disperse rioters after the Buddhist-Muslim clashes in the town of Lashio in Shan state, according to presidential spokesman Ye Htut, who said one man was "hacked to death".

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