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Myawaddy (Burmese: မြဝတီ) is a toun in sooth-eastren Myanmar in Kayin State close tae the border wi Thailand. Separatit frae the Thai border toun o Mae Sot bi the Moei River, the toun is maist important tradin point atween Myanmar an Thailand.

On 6 August 2010, a bomb explodit in the parkin lot o a crowdit market in Myawaddy, killin twa men an seriously injurin fower ithers.[1]

Friendship Bridge linkin Myawaddy wi Mae Sot.

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The border-crossin is a major route for the export o Burma's gems,[2] mony o which hae their provenance chynged ance athort the border.[3]

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  1. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 2 Mairch 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Chien, Choo Tse (2004) "Border Areas & Into Burma Photo Gallery" at, archived here on 9 Februar 2005 bi Internet Archive
  3. Naylor, Thomas (2009) "The underworld of gemstones Part II: in the eye of the beholder" Crime, Law and Social Change 53(3): 211–227, doi: 10.1007/s10611-009-9221-1

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