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Myanmar Police Fire Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas at Protesters
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Myanmar Police Fire Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas at Protesters

Myanmar’s police fired rubber bullets at protesters in the capital Naypyidaw, according to news reports, while witnesses say security forces blasted tear gas and water canons at demonstrations in the city of Mandalay as the new regime moved to confront tens of thousands of protesters who’ve defied a ban on gatherings just hours after the military imposed martial law. Live footage from the commercial capital Yangon shows protesters and police in a tense standoff in the neighborhood of Hledan, near Yangon University, with police threatening to use force if the gathering doesn’t dissipate, according to demonstrators in the area and posts on social media.© Getty Images Protesters Block Roads As Civil Disobedience Grows in Myanmar It’s put the youth-led anti-coup movement on a poten...
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