One killed as Myanmar police open fire on protesters -witnesses

Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 05-03-2021 13:35 IST | Created: 05-03-2021 12:54 IST
One killed as Myanmar police open fire on protesters -witnesses
Representative image Image Credit: ANI

Police opened fire on Friday in the Myanmar city of Mandalay on protesting opponents of a Feb. 1 military coup, killing one person, witnesses and media said. The young man was shot in the neck and died, media said.

Earlier in the day, a big crowd had marched peacefully through the city chanting: "The stone age is over, we're not scared because you threaten us."

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