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Myanmar Buddhist, Muslim brawl in Indonesia kills 8

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Fighting between Buddhist and Muslim asylum seekers from Myanmar at a detention centre on Indonesia's Sumatra island left eight people dead Friday, police said.

The fighting broke out at around 2:00 am (1900 GMT) at the immigration detention centre in North Sumatra province, said local police spokesman Heru Raden Prakoso.

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