Myanmar security forces launch deadly crackdown on protesters in several cities

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    Myanmar security forces opened fire in several places on Wednesday to break up anti-junta protests, killing at least nine people, according to local media reports, and injuring several others a day after a regional diplomatic push to end the month-long crisis made little headway.

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