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Myanmar protester dies after 10 days on life support, pressure on army grows – ABC News

Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing had just turned 20 when she was taken to hospital with what doctors say was a head wound from a live bullet shot at her while she was protesting…



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A young protester in Myanmar who was shot in the head last week as police dispersed a crowd has died.
Key points:

  • The two weeks of demonstrations have been far less bloody than protests under previous military rule
  • The army says a policeman has also died from injuries sustained in a protest
  • Detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi is next scheduled to front court in March

Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing, who had just turned 20, had been on life support since being taken to hospital on February 9, after…

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