• Wed. May 12th, 2021

Myanmar: Dozens killed in protests as security forces fire on crowds

Myanmar: Dozens killed in protests as security forces fire on crowds

(STL.News) The United Nations says at least 38 people have been killed during protests in Myanmar on the worst day of violence since the military coup last month.

Security forces opened fire on large crowds in several cities across the country despite growing international condemnation.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by south-east Asia correspondent Jonathan Head.

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