Two protesters killed in latest military crackdowns on Myanmar demos

Two demonstrators have been killed in the latest crackdown by Myanmar security forces on a protest movement against a February 1 military coup, a resident and local media reported on Sunday. Kyaw Swar, a resident and protester from Bago city, told dpa that a fellow demonstrator had been killed by a gunshot early Sunday and that several others had been injured. “Tension has increased,” he said. “People won’t stop the protesting and the military forces are trying to crack down.” Another protester death took place in Myintkyina city in Myanmar’s northernmost state of Kachin, local news outlets in…

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