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Yangon: Scores of people rescued from a blazing building

Scores of people were rescued from a major building fire in Myanmar's commercial hub Yangon, with many brought to safety from the highest floor by cherry-picker crane. Around 60 fire trucks raced to the 12-storey apartment block as smoke and flames spread through the building. No deaths had been reported by mid-morning and the cause of the blaze had not been established.

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