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Riots kill 32, displace thousands in Myanmar town

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The death toll from religious violence in central Myanmar rose to 32 Saturday as rescuers found bodies in the ashes of homes torched during an eruption of communal unrest, officials said. 

A general view of destroyed houses in riot-hit Meiktila on March 23, 2013. The death toll from religious violence in central Myanmar rose to 32 Saturday after rescuers found bodies in the ashes of homes torched during an eruption of communal unrest, officials said.

Almost 9,000 people have been displaced by Buddhist-Muslim unrest that tore through the town of Meiktila, according to the information ministry.

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