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Myanmar activists hold candle-lit vigil as US targets army unit – Al Jazeera English

At least eight people, including a 15-year-old boy, were reportedly killed in Myanmar’s second city of Mandalay.



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Myanmar protesters held candle-lit vigils for the dozens killed in demonstrations against military rule, as Western countries imposed more sanctions on individuals and military units linked to last months coup and an ensuing brutal crackdown on dissent.
Hundreds of people clutching candles held a rally in the Ahlone district of Yangon, the countrys biggest city, on Monday night, photographs on social media showed, while other protests continued before dawn on Tuesday.
At least 261 people have been…

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