60 houses in Mandalay burn

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YANGON, Myanmar – Sixty houses in the Pyigyitagon township of Mandalay caught fire during the night. As yet, the cause of the fire is unknown.

When the local fire department responded, security forces opened warning fire.

The day before, there had been a clash between protesters and military that resulted in casualties.

While locals mourned their losses, coup leader Min Aung Hlaing visited the attractions of Mandalay such as Mandalay Palace and the Maharmuni Buddha statue.

By Htay Win