According to local media reports, the Burmese army shot at the demonstrators today, killing at least 13 demonstrators.
The state’s military leaders announced that the civil disobedience movement is destroying the state.
More than 580 people were killed in the military protests that staged the coup on February 1. According to local media reports, Kale in the northwestern city shot at protesters today, demanding that the democratically elected Aung San Suu Kyi government regain power.
Residents and the “Myanmar Now News” media are talking about 11 victims and several injured. According to the Myanmar Times, two protesters were killed in Bagu city near Yangon. In Yangon, the state’s largest city, at least seven small explosions were heard, including near government buildings, military hospitals and shopping malls. So far, there have been no reports of casualties, and no one has claimed responsibility.
The US Embassy in Yangon said it has received reports of hand-made sound bombs or fireworks designed to make noise without causing much damage. The firefighters announced that at the same time, the Chinese company JOC Garment in Yangon was on fire. There were no casualties, and the extent of damage is unknown.
Photos posted on Facebook show that activists set the Chinese flag on fire near Yangon. Protesters believe that China supports the military government, and 32 Chinese factories in Yangon were attacked last month.