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5 bombs explode in Myanmar capital, no injuries+
[April 20, 2006]

5 bombs explode in Myanmar capital, no injuries+

(Japan Economic Newswire Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge)YANGON, April 20_(Kyodo) _ Five small bombs exploded at five different places in downtown Yangon early Thursday morning, causing minor damage to the government's post office building and to some electric power transformers, but no one was injured.

The bombs exploded between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m., residents said.

The first explosion occurred at the entrance of the state-run Myanmar Post and Telecommunication office building and broke the window panes on the ground floor of the four-story building.

Three other bombs exploded at three state-owned electric power transformers, they said.

The fifth one exploded on a rail tract near the Yangon Central Railway Station in downtown area, with minor damage.

Authorities were not immediately available for comment.

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