Sunday, February 28, 2021

Unrest In Myanmar -- News Updates February 28, 2021


 * Myanmar has been in chaos since the military ousted country's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1 
 * The armed forces are now battling to contain a massive street movement demanding that it release Suu Kyi 
 * Eighteen were killed and at least 30 others injured when security forces moved on a rally in the city of Dawei 
 * Police and soldiers had already fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon on protests in recent weeks 

A crackdown on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar has left at least 18 people dead and more than 30 wounded, the UN Human Rights Office has revealed. 

It is the highest single-day death toll among protesters who are demanding that the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi be restored to power after being ousted by a coup on February 1. 

There were reports of gunfire as police in Yangon, the country's biggest city, fired tear gas and water cannons while trying to clear the streets of demonstrators. 

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 Unrest In Myanmar -- News Updates February 28, 2021 

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