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Two Dead in Buddhist-Muslim Violence in Myanmar

Officials in Myanmar, also known as Burma, say two people have died in Buddhist-Muslim violence in the country's second largest city, Mandalay. The deaths occurred during a second night of violence that erupted Tuesday when a Buddhist mob attacked a tea shop following rumors that its Muslim owner raped a Buddhist woman. On the first night of violence, police said they used rubber bullets to disperse hundreds of rioters armed with stones and knives, injuring five people. Calm was...

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