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[Myanmar] Medical protest column cracked down in Mandalay


As people were gathering for the medical protest column in Mandalay on April 15, security forces arrived to disperse them. A person was also shot dead after within the Sule Mosque compound afterwards.

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The military and the police arrived at the gathering spot located at the corner of  76th and 34th street, shooting and dispersing the crowd getting ready to leave. After the shootings there, the Sule Mosque compound located between the 74th/37th street and 38th street also saw shootings by security forces and a man was shot in the chest.

Including the man, at least five others were injured and multiple arrests were made. 

Despite crackdowns by security forces in Mandalay, guerilla tactics have been adopted by protest columns. 

Published : April 16, 2021

By : Eleven Media/ANN