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Strong quake strikes Burma;
up to 12 feared dead

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 11/11/2012 12:37:29 AM

Yangon, Burma - A strong earthquake struck northern Burma on Sunday, collapsing a bridge and a gold mine, damaging several old Buddhist pagodas and leaving as many as 12 people feared dead. No casualties or major damage was reported in the nearest major population center, Burma's second-biggest city of Mandalay, about 117 kilometers (72 miles) south of the quake's epicenter near the town of Shwebo. An official from the Meteorological Department in the capital, Naypyitaw, said the magnitude-6.8 quake struck at 7:42 a.m. local time. The area surrounding the epicenter is underdeveloped,

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More natural disaster misery in the world.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Twiggy, 11/11/2012 12:48:49 AM     (No. 9006368)

Guess it didn´t wait for Obama!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/11/2012 12:51:38 AM     (No. 9006370)

Timing is everything for Zippy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 11/11/2012 2:50:04 AM     (No. 9006448)

Notice how once the ethnic cleansing violence began in Myanmar the msm suddenly reverted to referring to the country as Burma.

PIAPS arrived there with bags of money and the game is on. The country will be exploited for business purposes following the cleansing.

The vaunted Ang (whatever) has not issued a single word about the murderous rampage against her citizens.

Politics as usual.



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