Myanmar protests resume, internet restored as military circles

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    Myanmar’s military has opened fire on a crowd of protesters in the second largest city of Mandalay, according to local media reports.

    The number of casualties is not yet clear.

    Earlier in the day, deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s detention was extended by two weeks.

    Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports on the 10th consecutive day of nationwide protests.

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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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