First fatality in protests against military coup in Myanmar

A demonstrator shot by police in Myanmar has become the first official fatality in the protests against the military coup. The 20-year-old student succumbed to severe head injuries on Friday, the news portal Myanmar Now reported. Mya Thwet Thwet Khine had sought shelter from police water cannon behind a bus in the capital Naypyitaw on February 9 when a bullet hit her in the head. A video circulated on social media showed the young woman suddenly falling to the ground. Doctors had stressed shortly afterwards that the injured woman was in extremely critical condition. Photos posted to Twitter on…

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