Myanmar's security forces shot and killed more than 100 protesters on Mar 27, in the bloodiest day of protests since a military coup last month, according to news reports and witnesses.
The lethal crackdown came on Armed Forces Day. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the junta leader, said during a parade in the capital Naypyidaw to mark the event that the military would protect the people and strive for democracy.
State television had said on Friday that protesters risked being shot in the head and back . Despite this, demonstrators against the Feb 1 coup came out on the streets of Yangon, Mandalay and other towns.
The Myanmar Now news portal said 114 people were killed across the country by security forces. A count issued by an independent researcher in Yangon who has been compiling near-real time death tolls put the total at 107, spread over more than two dozen cities and towns.
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