Gunshots Heard During Deadly Protest in Yangon

At least six people were killed in North Okkalapa Township, Yangon, Myanmar, and at least 18 were in critical condition after security forces fired "live rounds” at protesters on Wednesday, March 3, Frontier Myanmar reported.

At minimum 34 people were killed in protests across the country on Wednesday, the largest single-day death toll since the coup began, reports said

Video filmed by local resident Thein Htut Naing during a protest on Bogyoke Street in North Okkalapa Township on Wednesday includes audio of gunshots ringing out.

Other footage from Wednesday’s protest action in North Okkalapa shows injured, bloodied protesters being carried through the streets and the sound of rapid-fire gunshots. Credit: Thein Htut Naing via Storyful

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