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More than 30 reported killed, bodies set on fire in Myanmar

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Myanmar government troops rounded up villagers, some believed to be women and children, fatally shot more than 30 and set the bodies on fire, a witness and other reports said Saturday.

The purported photos of the aftermath of the Christmas Eve massacre in eastern Mo So village, just outside Hpruso township in Kayah state where refugees were sheltering from an army offensive, spread on social media in the country, fueling outrage against the military that took power in February. Read more: Over 3 million people in Myanmar need life-saving aid since military coup, UN says The accounts could not be independently verified.

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