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Myanmar imposes curfew in Mandalay

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YANGON - Authorities imposed a curfew in Myanmar's second largest city Thursday after attacks on minority Muslims left two people dead and 14 injured, raising fears that sectarian violence that has plagued the country for two years may escalate again. 

Myanmar riot police line up before they start patrol in Mandalay on Thursday night. Police deployed more than 600 officers after a crowd of about 300 Buddhists began throwing stones near the tea shop on Tuesday. (EPA photo)

Buddhist mobs on motorbikes drove through the historic city of Mandalay overnight Wednesday, unleashing violence for the second day in a row.

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