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    • A crowd in Meikhitla, Burma is looting merchandise from a shop, March 22, 2013. The shop owner is pleading for the crowd to not set fire to his store, telling them instead to take whatever they want. 
    • Muslims carry their belongings as they arrive at a stadium that offers them a safe haven amid riots in Meikhtila March 22, 2013.
    • People ride their mopeds past the remains of two persons killed in clashes in Meikhtila March 22, 2013. 
    • Policemen are deployed to provide security amid riots in Meikhtila March 22, 2013. 
    • Firemen attempt to extinguish fires during riots in Meikhtila March 22, 2013. 
    • Muslims emerge from their homes after a senior Buddhist monk and police arrived to protect them amid riots in Meikhtila March 22, 2013.

    Burma Violence

    Published March 22, 2013

    Burma's government has declared a state of emergency in a central region where three days of Buddhist-Muslim clashes have left at least 20 people dead.


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