Police attack protests in Myanmar with rubber bullets and tear gas | abroad

In several cities, protesters have again taken to the streets. They demanded the reinstatement of the civilian government led by Aung San Suu Kyi.

Law enforcement officers deploy water hoses. The photos on social media show how people were infected. According to news portal Frontier Myanmar, people have also been arrested.

According to the protesters, law enforcement officials also fired in the air and fired rubber bullets at protesters in the capital, Naypyidaw. An AFP correspondent at the scene confirmed that shots were fired. Tear gas was deployed in Mandalay, the second largest city in the country. At least 27 protesters were arrested in the Mandalay city protests.

Since last night, the exit ban has been in effect between 8 pm and 4 am in areas experiencing many protests. Gatherings of more than five people are also prohibited. The military leadership warned the demonstrators that measures would be taken against all who endanger state stability, public security and the rule of law.

In recent days, tens of thousands of people across the country have protested the military coup. The protesters are calling on the army to give up power. They also demand the release of Prime Minister Aung San Suu Kyi.

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