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  • embers of Myanmar Red-Cross team and Muslims carry a body bag containing an unidentified victim's body to an ambulance after a fire broke out at a mosque in Yangon, Myanmar, Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

    Police blamed the mosque blaze on an electrical short, though some feared links to sectarian violence shaking the nation.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 02, 2013, 5:05 PM EDT
  • Buddhist monks walk through a street market expecting alms in Yangon, Myanmar, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Myanmar's government warned Monday that religious violence could threaten democratic reforms after anti-Muslim mobs rampaged through three more towns in the country's predominantly Buddhist heartland. The mobs destroyed mosques and burned dozens of homes over the weekend despite attempts by the government to stem the nation's latest outbreak of sectarian violence. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

    Authorities in Myanmar imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in three townships after anti-Muslim religious violence edged closer to the main city of Yangon.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 26, 2013, 12:01 PM EDT
  • A Myanmar police officer rides a motorbike past debris of buildings and a truck destroyed during ethnic unrest between Buddhists and Muslim, as he provides security in Meikhtila, about 550 kilometers (340 miles) north of Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, March 25, 2013.

    Anti-Muslim mobs rampaged through three more towns in Myanmar's predominantly Buddhist heartland over the weekend, destroying mosques and burning dozens of homes.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 25, 2013, 6:10 AM EDT