Seven killed in Myanmar as junta accuses Suu Kyi of taking illegal payments

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    Seven #protesters were shot dead in #Myanmar Thursday as the junta reacted to international condemnation of its crackdown by claiming ousted civilian leader Aung San #SuuKyi had accepted hefty illegal payments. Diplomatic pressure has been building since the generals seized power on February 1, triggering daily protests around the country that they have struggled to quell.

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