Myanmar Police Fire on Protesters in Yangon

Police officers fired into a group of anti-takeover protesters in Myanmar’s largest city of Yangon, Tuesday, March 2.
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READ MORE: Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, are holding talks Tuesday to discuss the worsening political crisis in Myanmar.

Foreign ministers representing each of ASEAN’s 10-member nations, which includes Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, will hold talks via videoconference with their counterpart from member nation Myanmar.

Popular protests staged daily across Myanmar against the military’s February 1 coup have grown increasingly violent and deadly. At least 21 people have been killed since the coup, including 18 people Sunday, according to the United Nations Human Rights Office, the deadliest day of the unrest.
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LINK: www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/asean-hold-talks-myanmar-political-crisis

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