Troops open fire at funeral as Myanmar mourns bloodiest day since coup

Troops open fire at funeral as Myanmar mourns bloodiest day since coup

The Guardian

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At least 114 people reported killed by security forces on Saturday during protests, according to reports

Myanmar security forces opened fire on mourners gathered for the funeral of one of the 114 people killed the previous day, the bloodiest day of protests since the military coup on 1 February, according to witnesses.

There were no immediate reports of casualties at the funeral in the town of Bago, near the commercial capital, Yangon, according to three people who spoke to Reuters.

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