Myanmar Security Forces Reportedly Killed 114 People, Including Children

Reports surfaced noting that the security forces in Myanmar killed over 100 people in the deadliest day since last month’s coup. A clash reportedly took place on Armed Forces Day between protesters and soldiers and police, which resulted in many deaths including children.

It was reported by the Associated Press via Myanmar Now that the death toll of the incident that went down was at 114. News of this comes after thousands of people were protesting the takeover by the military, with demonstrations happening to push for democracy after the military junta reportedly took control in February 2021.
U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar—Thomas Vajda spoke on the incident, saying there needs to be an “immediate end to the violence and the restoration of the democratically elected government.” Stay tuned for more updates.

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