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Myanmar military junta warns protesters risk being shot in ‘the head and back’ – ABC News

Ahead of Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day, and after weeks of unrest in which at least 320 protesters have been killed, a broadcast on state TV says, “You should learn…



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Myanmar’s ruling military junta has warned pro-democracy protesters they risk being shot in the head or back as activists called for a huge show of defiance against the generals on Saturday — the country’s Armed Forces Day.
Key points:

  • At least 320 protesters had been killed in the weeks of unrest
  • AAPP data shows that at least 25 per cent of those died from shots to the head
  • Russia said it wanted to strengthen ties with the Myanmar military

A broadcast on the state MRTV news channel said: “You should…

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