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Three bombs have exploded around the main railway station in Rangoon but no casualties have been reported.
The blasts are the first bomb attacks this year in the Burmese capital, which has been under a military government since a coup in 1962.
"Three time bombs exploded at different places around the vicinity of the Yangon Central Station at about 3:20 a.m. (local time)," a police officer said.
"Fortunately, the place was almost completely deserted at the time so no one was injured," he said.
He said one bomb was planted near the offices of a bank next to the station. The other two were near the rail tracks and a garden in front of the station building.
People living near the station said the explosions came only a few minutes apart.
"One was rather loud," one young woman said, as dozens of police and bomb squad officers combed the area for more unexploded devices.
In the most recent attack in Rangoon, one man was killed and three wounded when bombs exploded in a street on March 27, 2003, to coincide with the 58th anniversary of Armed Forces Day.
Five people were killed and 17 wounded in another blast on December 25, 1996 in a temple housing a sacred Buddha relic on loan from China.
At the time, the junta blamed separatist rebels, an exiled student group and "above-ground destructive elements", its shorthand for the opposition National League for Democracy party of Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
All the accused denied any involvement.
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