The democratically elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi was demolished on February 1, following which protests have continued in Myanmar (Myanmar Military Coup).
Military government adopting violent methods to suppress protest
Myanmar Police Open Fire To Disperse Protestors: Myanmar Protests have continued in Myanmar since the coup, which the military government here is using every way to suppress it. In the second largest city here, security forces have used force on people protesting against the coup on Friday (Myanmar Current Situation), in which at least three people have been injured. Two of the injured were hit by rubber bullets in the chest and another got injured in the leg. In Mandalay, protesters gathered on a wide road, after which the security forces started firing on them.
Along with this, the security forces used sharp light grenades to disperse the crowd. The locals later collected bullets, kiosks and other items scattered on a main road and showed them to journalists. The injured were taken to a private clinic for treatment (Myanmar Latest News). A white bandage was also tied on the head of a person injured on the chest by a rubber bullet. The person who was hurt in the leg had a plaster tied from his foot to his knee.
Japanese journalist was arrested
The democratically elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi was demolished on February 1, following which protests have continued in Myanmar (Myanmar Military Coup). On Friday, a Japanese journalist covering another protest in Yangon was released after police detained him. This information was given by Kyodo news agency of Japan. Even before this, there have been reports of injuries to people.
Appeal to military to reduce stress
Members of the ‘Association of South East Asian Nations’ are appealing to the Myanmar army to relax some to reduce tension. The regional bloc of ten countries believes that negotiation with military officers is a more effective way to reach a consensus than a confrontation (Myanmar Military Coup). In the pictures released on social media, it can be seen how Myanmar’s army is attacking people.
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