Myanmar Protests: Police fires live bullets; Kills at least two

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At least two people were killed on Saturday when the Myanmar Police opened fire against the protestors.

In a protest in Mandalay, against Myanmar's Military Junta, police fired bullets to disperse the crowd.

Ko Aung, a leader of the volunteer emergency service said that twenty-one people have been injured and at least two are dead.

One of the victims was shot in the head and the other one died later with a bullet wound to the chest.

The volunteer doctor said that the bullet that killed the victims were live bullets.

Police, however, deny using lethal force.

People have been protesting in Myanmar against the coup by Myanmar's military on February 1.

People from all backgrounds have been protesting in tens of thousands against the Military Junta.

Previously a protestor had died on Friday, due to the injury sustained from a live bullet fired by the police.

Publish : 2021-02-20 19:33:00

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