Six dead as Myanmar junta intensifies crackdown on anti-coup protests

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Protesters hold the Myanmar flag during a march toward the residence of Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha in Bangkok on February 28, 2021. 

Photo credit: Jack Taylor | AFP

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  • Police and soldiers had already fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon on demonstrations in recent weeks in an effort to bring the civil disobedience campaign to heel, with live rounds used in some isolated cases.

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