Myanmar coup: police fire on protesters in deadliest day of clashes

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At least 18 people have been killed, according to the UN, after security forces in Myanmar used lethal violence against anti-coup protesters in the most deadly crackdown since the military seized power at the start of February

‘Myanmar is like a battlefield’: UN says at least 18 dead as security forces fire on protesters

‘We have to win’: Myanmar protesters persevere as forces ramp up violence

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