Myanmar security forces kill over 80 anti-coup protesters

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April 10, 2021 6:59 PM

Troops used rifle grenades to break up a protest in the town, witnesses and domestic media said.

AAPP and the Myanmar Now news portal said 82 people were killed. (Reuters File image)AAPP and the Myanmar Now news portal said 82 people were killed. (Reuters File image)

Myanmar security forces killed over 80 anti-coup protesters in Bago town on Thursday night and Friday, near the main city of Yangon, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) monitoring group and a domestic news outlet said.

Troops used rifle grenades to break up a protest in the town, witnesses and domestic media said.

AAPP and the Myanmar Now news portal said 82 people were killed.

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