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EU sanctions Myanmar generals over Rohingya; Myanmar says two are fired

LUXEMBOURG/YANGON: The European Union imposed sanctions on seven senior military officials from Myanmar on Monday, including the general in charge of an operation accused of driving more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. Within hours of the EU announcement, the Myanmar military announced that one of the sanctioned generals had been fired on Monday and another had left the army last month after being removed from his post. The seven face asset freezes and are banned from travelling to the EU, after…