UN says 38 dead in Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup

At least 38 people died Wednesday in the “bloodiest” day of Myanmar’s crisis, the United Nations said, as the military junta defied growing international condemnation of its coup with a violent crackdown that the US said left it “appalled and revulsed.” Myanmar has been in turmoil since February 1 when the military ousted and detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, ending the nation’s decade-long experiment with democracy and sparking daily mass protests. International pressure is mounting: Western powers have repeatedly hit the generals with sanctions, Britain has called for a United Natio…

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