To disperse the protesters, police used tear gas and gunfire in several cities across Myanmar on Thursday, because demonstrators came back to the streets after the most violent day yet in a riot on opponents of last month’s military coup.
Kyal Sin: This is the evidence how 19 yro Ma Kyal Sin was shot in #Mandalay. Military seized Global New Light of Myanmar reported "it was not an injury caused by a riot weapon". You can see a girl (black shirt) was falling down. #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar pic.twitter.com/zReRLnE2dx
— Mratt Kyaw Thu (@mrattkthu) March 5, 2021
The United Nations said 38 people had been killed during Wednesday’s demonstrations, far more in a single day than the 23 believed to have been killed up until March 1.