Desk Report: Three explosions rocked Myanmar’s capital, Naypyitaw, and two other towns within minutes of each other on Friday, residents said, adding several people were wounded but there were no reports of deaths.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility or response from the authorities on the apparent bombings, which Myanmar’s government typically blames on ethnic separatists.
A suspected bomb exploded in a jeep in Mandalay, the country’s second-biggest city after the former capital, Yangon, at about 12:10 p.m. (0540 GMT).
The incident happened near Zaygyo Market, a major shopping center in Mandalay, which is about 400 miles north of Yangon.
“We heard the car was badly damaged and four people were wounded,” a Mandalay shopkeeper told Reuters by telephone, adding the market was closed, otherwise the number of casualties would have been higher.
A bomb was also blamed for the second explosion in an unoccupied house opposite a market in Naypyitaw, the new capital about 205 miles north of Yangon at about 12:20 p.m. (0550 GMT).
“It was very powerful. We all heard a very loud explosion,” said a government official who had been in a bookshop near the market at the time.
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