Security forces kill 11 protesters in northwestern Burma: media

09-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM Print This Post

Myanmar security forces clashed with anti-coup demonstrators in the town of Taze in the northwest overnight and at least 11 of the protesters were killed, domestic media said on Thursday.

The troops fired at protesters in a clash that started on Wednesday evening, the Irrawaddy and Myanmar Now news outlets said. Protesters fought back with hunting rifles and firebombs, they said.

Protesters react after tear gas is fired by police during a demonstration against the military coup in the northwestern town of Kalay, March 2, 2021. (VOA News)

Protesters react after tear gas is fired by police during a demonstration against the military coup in the northwestern town of Kalay, March 2, 2021. (VOA News)

At least 11 protesters were killed and several injured, the media said.

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