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One Killed as Myanmar Police Open Fire on Protesters: Witnesses

People attend the funeral of victims shot dead during the anti-coup protest in Yangon, Myanmar, March 5. (REUTERS)

People attend the funeral of victims shot dead during the anti-coup protest in Yangon, Myanmar, March 5. (REUTERS)

The young man was shot in the neck and died, media said.

Police opened fire on Friday in the Myanmar city of Mandalay on protesting opponents of a Feb. 1 military coup, killing one person, witnesses and media said.

The young man was shot in the neck and died, media said.

Earlier in the day, a big crowd had marched peacefully through the city chanting: “The stone age is over, we’re not scared because you threaten us.”

first published:March 05, 2021, 14:56 IST