International pressure on Myanmar generals grows as two more killed in gunfire

(Reuters) – Opponents of Myanmar’s coup protested again on Saturday as international pressure on the military junta to halt its repression of pro-democracy supporters increased, with Asian neighbours joining Western countries in condemning lethal force. Two people were killed when soldiers opened fire overnight in the northern ruby-mining town of Mogok, the Myanmar Now news portal reported. That took the death toll since the Feb. 1 coup to 237, according to a tally by the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners activist group. The bloodshed has not quelled the anger over the ouster of t…

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