'Fallen Stars': Stories of civilians killed, wounded in Myanmar protests

'Fallen Stars': Stories of civilians killed, wounded in Myanmar protests

The Straits Times - Asia·2021-03-29 06:04

NAYPYIDAW (REUTERS) - Opponents of Myanmar's Feb 1 military coup call those killed by security forces the "Fallen Stars" of protests against the junta and Saturday was the bloodiest day so far, with at least 114 civilians reported dead by local news services.

Marked by the military as Armed Forces Day, it was also the full moon day of the last month in the Burmese year, the end of the dry season and a day on which people would normally have gone to pagoda festivals in the largely Buddhist country.

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