Burmese news site, Weekly Eleven are reporting that 24 people have been injured on a bridge across the Irrawaddy River east of Shwebo, in an earthquake that struck the country at 7.42am local time.
The bridge, which was 80% built, collapsed leaving four dead. The local government announced a toll of two dead and 16 injured. All of the victims appear to be workers.
Weekly Eleven also said two monasteries in the town of Kyaukmyaung collapsed, killing two people. Reuters confirmed earlier that five people people had been killed in the earthquake.
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