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A woman of a mosque fire victim cries during the burial of her son on the outskirts of Yangon, April 2, 2013. (Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP)
A woman of a mosque fire victim cries during the burial of her son on the outskirts of Yangon, April 2, 2013. (Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP)

Morning Briefing: Fire at Islamic school in Myanmar kills 13 boys Add to ...

A summary of what you need to know today, compiled by The Globe’s news desk on April 2, 2013.

School fire kills 13 boys in Myanmar

A fire caused by faulty electrical equipment killed 13 boys at an Islamic school in Rangoon today, the fire service said, although some Muslims voiced concern since it came after a wave of anti-Muslim violence in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, Reuters reports. The children were to be buried later today.

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