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Mosque burnt in fresh Myanmar riots

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YANGON - A rampaging mob set fire to a mosque and homes in a central Myanmar town, a police official said Wednesday, the latest outbreak of violence in communal unrest that has left at least 40 people dead. 

Communal riots in have spread closer to the main city Yangon, police said.

The United States warned against travelling to parts of the country in the wake of unrest that has left 40 dead.

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