MYANMAR’S MINITARY HAS IMPOSED MARTIAL LAW ACROSS MORE DISTRICTS AROUND THE COUNTRY FOLLOWING THE DEADLIEST DAY OF PROTESTS SINCE FEBRUARY’S COUP.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on March 16, 2021
Myanmar’s military has imposed martial law across more districts around the country following the deadliest day of protests since February’s coup.
About 50 people were reported killed when troops and Police opened fire on protesters in various areas yesterday, most of the deaths were in Yangon.
Protesters are demanding the release of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
She heads the National League for democracy NLD which saw a landslide victory in elections last November.
The military initially declared martial law in two districts of Yangon, the country’s largest city yesterday after Chinese business were attack.
Reports say, in total, more than 120 protesters have been killed during the crackdown.