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Military lockdown cuts off U.N. aid to strife-hit Myanmar region

YANGON (Reuters) - Violence in a Muslim-majority region of Myanmar is stopping aid agencies from delivering food and medicines, a United Nations official said on Tuesday, as security forces respond to deadly raids that the government says were inspired by Islamists.
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