Violent crackdown in Myanmar’s Kachin state capital
30 March 2021 | 11:13 am
Security forces shoot at protesters in the capital of Myanmar's Kachin State, Myitkyina, as protesters throw Molotov cocktails at them. Myanmar's security forces have killed nearly 90 people across the country according to a local monitoring group on the same day as the junta celebrates Armed Forces Day with a parade in Naypyidaw.
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