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Post-coup violence has pushed the number of displaced people in Myanmar over one million for the first time, the U.N. has said, warning of “dire” conditions as the monsoon approaches and fighting rages.

Almost 700,000 people have been forced to flee their homes since the toppling of Aung San Suu Kyi’s government last year, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said on Tuesday.

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