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Myanmar coup: Gunfire heard and troops seen on streets

Automatic gunfire has been heard at a protest in northern Myanmar amid signs that the military is preparing a crackdown on opposition to the...

Western embassies in Myanmar urged the military not to use violence as troops were reported on the streets of the largest city, Yangon.

  • BBC

Telecoms companies have been ordered to shut off the internet from 18:30 GMT.

The US advised its citizens in Myanmar to “shelter in place”.

Meanwhile, a statement signed by the European Union, United States and Britain said: “We call on security forces to refrain from violence against demonstrators, who…

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