One dead and one wounded in deadly Insein protest

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YANGON, Myanmar – Security forces stuck out against a morning protest in Insein township, leaving one dead and one wounded.

“At first, the security forces were hiding because of fear of the crowd, but then we marched forward to confront them and they shot at us,” a protester said.

While the military was celebrating the 76th anniversary of armed forces day in the capital, there were huge casualties throughout the country due to the violent crackdown of the Myanmar security forces.

Also, the American Embassy has confirmed that an unidentified person a the car shot at the U.S. Information Center, but there were no injuries. They are investigating to the incident.

By Htay Win