Seven killed as security forces open fire on protesters in Myanmar

Seven killed as security forces open fire on protesters in Myanmar

The Guardian

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Protests against military rule were some of the biggest in days after a spell of dwindling crowds

Security forces in Myanmar have opened fire on some of the biggest protests against military rule in days, killing seven people, media reported.

The protests, after a spell of dwindling crowds and what appeared to be more restraint by the security forces, were coordinated with demonstrations in Burmese communities around the world to mark what organisers called “the global Myanmar spring revolution”.

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