Explosions Rock Rangoon

A fire triggered several explosions and destroyed state warehouses and nearby residential houses in Burma's biggest city Rangoon on Dec. 29, killing at least 17 people and injuring more than 100 others. The blasts jolted the entire city, causing panic among residents. Officials have ruled out a bomb attack but are yet to determine the cause of the explosions. Burma has been hit by several bomb blasts in recent years, which the authorities have blamed on armed exile groups or ethnic minority fighters
2011-12-29
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