Myanmar security forces open fire on anti-coup protesters

Myanmar security forces open fire on anti-coup protesters

The Guardian

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Reports say 550 people dead, including 46 children, and almost 3,000 detained since February coup

Security forces in central Myanmar opened fire on anti-coup protesters on Saturday in violence that a human rights group said has left 550 civilians dead since the military takeover.

Of those, 46 were children, according to Myanmar’s Assistance Association for Political Prisoners. Some 2,751 people have been detained or sentenced, the group said.

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