søndag 21. februar 2021

Myanmar police open fire on protesters in Mandalay leaving at least two dead, say reports

Police opened fire on protesters in the Myanmar city of Mandalay on Saturday, leaving at least two dead, according to volunteer emergency workers cited by Reuters and AFP news agencies who have reporters on the ground. Stringers for CNN confirm that live rounds and tear gas were used to disperse people at an anti-coup protest in the city.

In video seen by CNN, a large crowd of people can be seen running away from police and taking cover.A police truck uses a water cannon to disperse protesters in Mandalay on Saturday.
In another video, a person can be seen being stretchered away by medics. The condition of the patient was not immediately clear. Two different volunteer emergency workers confirmed the latest deaths to agencies.