Agitators turning on security forces
Photos on social media
Yangon: Myanmar’s military government on Sunday opened fire on protesters with water cannons and tear gas, according to social media. At least four people appear to have died in police violence. One of them is in Yangon, while the other three appear to be in the city of Davei. What will happen after the overthrow of the elected government in Myanmar on February 1 and the military takeover is a non-transparent situation. The death toll from Sunday’s shooting by security forces is thought to be even higher. Earlier in the day, eight protesters were killed in the country. Hundreds of protesters, on the other hand, were detained by the military government.
Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Sunday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. It also has a photo of a young man who died in the shooting. In some places, the police chase protesters set up barricades across the view of the locals. There were also photos of protesters turning with water cannons and tear gas canisters on security forces. First, medical students in Yangon staged a protest in the city’s main square. Security forces fired water cannons and tear gas canisters to disperse them.
As a result, clashes erupted between security forces and protesters. Police in riot gear stormed a rally in Yangon on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. Daveyilo three protesters were killed in police firing. Phil Robertson, deputy director of New York-based Human Rights Watch Asia, said direct firing on peaceful protesters was unacceptable. He warned that the world was watching the violent actions of the military government in Myanmar.