Myanmar police crackdown on protests, at least four people reported killed and more injured

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    Myanmar security forces intensified a crackdown on anti-coup protests on Sunday, with at least four people reported killed and a further 20 injured.

    The junta, which seized power a month ago, has ramped up its use of force against protesters who are demanding it step down and release Aung San Suu Kyi and other members of her elected government.

    On Sunday, large numbers of police and soldiers mobilised across the South-East Asian country to disperse gathering crowds and stamp out rallies, with reports of live rounds being used in some places.

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    In the southern coastal city of Dawei, three men were killed and at least 20 others injured when security forces moved on a rally, according to a volunteer media and local media outlet Dawei Watch.

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    Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country’s largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.

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