The police opened fireplace on protesters in southern Myanmar on Sunday, because the army regime started what seemed to be its hardest crackdown but on the demonstrations towards its month-old coup. A minimum of three folks have been killed, two docs mentioned.
Greater than 50 different folks have been wounded within the capturing within the metropolis of Dawei, mentioned Dr. Tun Min, who was treating the injured at a neighborhood hospital and who confirmed the three deaths. A second physician, who requested to not be named for worry of retaliation, additionally mentioned that three folks had been killed.
Witnesses mentioned the police opened fireplace on the gang in Dawei, which they mentioned numbered within the tons of. The police additionally used tear gasoline in an try to interrupt up the protest, the witnesses mentioned.
The safety forces have been additionally cracking down Sunday on different protests across the nation, together with within the largest metropolis, Yangon, the place tons of of individuals have been arrested.
The deaths in Dawei introduced the variety of folks shot and killed within the protests to no less than six because the Feb. 1 coup, which ousted the civilian authorities led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s hottest politician.