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Violence Continues In Myanmar As Police Enforce Curfew And Occupy Hospitals

Witnesses report Myanmar security forces have fired into crowds, and even windows. Observers say at least 54 people have been killed and 1,800 detained since the Feb. 1 coup.
Protesters in Yangon run from police Sunday after they fire tear gas during a demonstration against the military coup. Source: STR

More than a month after the military orchestrated a coup against the country's democratically elected leader, Myanmar police are continuing to use violence against peaceful protesters. The death toll is continuing to rise — and it now includes a local official from the deposed leader's political party.

The BBC that the body of U Khin Maung Latt, who campaigned for candidates from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party

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