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PM arrives in Burma during national water fight

Locals celebrate Thingyan in Naypyitaw, Burma yesterday Credit: REUTERS/Soe Zeya

David Cameron's historic visit to Burma coincides with the country's water festival, described by the British Ambassador to Burma Andy Heyn as a week of "collective madness where people across the country come together to soak each other with water at every possible opportunity".

Children throw water at passing traffic in central Yangon Credit: REUTERS/Soe Zeya