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Myanmar's anti-coup protesters met with bullets and tear gas

A police vehicle drives past after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021.    REUTERS/Stringer

A police vehicle drives past after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

A police vehicle drives past after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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Demonstrators flee away from tear gas during an anti-coup protest in Loikaw, Myanmar March 9, 2021.    MIZZIMA BURMESE/via REUTERS

Demonstrators flee away from tear gas during an anti-coup protest in Loikaw, Myanmar March 9, 2021.   MIZZIMA BURMESE/via REUTERS

Demonstrators flee away from tear gas during an anti-coup protest in Loikaw, Myanmar March 9, 2021.   MIZZIMA BURMESE/via REUTERS
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Police stand after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021.   REUTERS/Stringer

Police stand after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Police stand after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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People flee away to safety during a protest in Mohnyin, Myanmar March 9, 2021.   REUTERS

People flee away to safety during a protest in Mohnyin, Myanmar March 9, 2021.   REUTERS

People flee away to safety during a protest in Mohnyin, Myanmar March 9, 2021.   REUTERS
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People flee to safety during an anti-coup protest in Loikaw, Myanmar March 9, 2021.   REUTERS

People flee to safety during an anti-coup protest in Loikaw, Myanmar March 9, 2021. REUTERS

People flee to safety during an anti-coup protest in Loikaw, Myanmar March 9, 2021. REUTERS
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Police stand after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021.   REUTERS/Stringer

Police stand after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Police stand after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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Demonstrators gather during an anti-coup protest in Loikaw, Myanmar March 9, 2021.     MIZZIMA BURMESE/via REUTERS

Demonstrators gather during an anti-coup protest in Loikaw, Myanmar March 9, 2021.   MIZZIMA BURMESE/via REUTERS

Demonstrators gather during an anti-coup protest in Loikaw, Myanmar March 9, 2021.   MIZZIMA BURMESE/via REUTERS
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Protesters stand behind a barricade at Sanchaung district in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021.   REUTERS/Stringer

Protesters stand behind a barricade at Sanchaung district in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Protesters stand behind a barricade at Sanchaung district in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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Police officers stand after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021.   REUTERS/Stringer

Police officers stand after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Police officers stand after they seized Sanchaung district in search of anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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Tear gas and fire extinguisher gas float around demonstrators as they run away from police during a protest against the military coup in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Tear gas and fire extinguisher gas float around demonstrators as they run away from police during a protest against the military coup in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Tear gas and fire extinguisher gas float around demonstrators as they run away from police during a protest against the military coup in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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A demonstrator runs with a tear gas canister during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar March 6, 2021.  REUTERS

A demonstrator runs with a tear gas canister during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar March 6, 2021. REUTERS

A demonstrator runs with a tear gas canister during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar March 6, 2021. REUTERS
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A-point-of-view from a volunteer medic running away with demonstrators from bullets, during crackdown in Yangon, Myanmar March 7, 2021.  REUTERS

A-point-of-view from a volunteer medic running away with demonstrators from bullets, during crackdown in Yangon, Myanmar March 7, 2021. REUTERS

A-point-of-view from a volunteer medic running away with demonstrators from bullets, during crackdown in Yangon, Myanmar March 7, 2021. REUTERS
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Police officers holding shields and guns march towards a gate of the Mandalay Technological University in Mandalay, Myanmar March 7, 2021.   REUTERS

Police officers holding shields and guns march towards a gate of the Mandalay Technological University in Mandalay, Myanmar March 7, 2021. REUTERS

Police officers holding shields and guns march towards a gate of the Mandalay Technological University in Mandalay, Myanmar March 7, 2021. REUTERS
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Tear gas and fire extinguisher gas float around demonstrators during a protest against the military coup in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 8, 2021.  REUTERS/Stringer

Tear gas and fire extinguisher gas float around demonstrators during a protest against the military coup in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Tear gas and fire extinguisher gas float around demonstrators during a protest against the military coup in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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Security forces kick a protester in Mandalay, Myanmar, March 7, 2021.    REUTERS

Security forces kick a protester in Mandalay, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS

Security forces kick a protester in Mandalay, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS
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Protesters create a shield formation in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 7, 2021.  REUTERS

Protesters create a shield formation in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS

Protesters create a shield formation in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS
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A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar March 6, 2021.    REUTERS

A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar March 6, 2021. REUTERS

A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar March 6, 2021. REUTERS
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Karen National Union members take part in a protest against the military coup in Papun, Kayin state, Myanmar March 5, 2021. KIC NEWS PAGE/via REUTERS

Karen National Union members take part in a protest against the military coup in Papun, Kayin state, Myanmar March 5, 2021. KIC NEWS PAGE/via REUTERS

Karen National Union members take part in a protest against the military coup in Papun, Kayin state, Myanmar March 5, 2021. KIC NEWS PAGE/via REUTERS
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Protesters set up a makeshift shield formation in preparation for potential clashes, in Yangon, Myanmar March 6, 2021.   REUTERS

Protesters set up a makeshift shield formation in preparation for potential clashes, in Yangon, Myanmar March 6, 2021. REUTERS

Protesters set up a makeshift shield formation in preparation for potential clashes, in Yangon, Myanmar March 6, 2021. REUTERS
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People flash three-finger salutes as they attend a funeral of U Khin Maung Latt, 58, a National League for Democracy (NLD)'s ward chairman, in Yangon, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

People flash three-finger salutes as they attend a funeral of U Khin Maung Latt, 58, a National League for Democracy (NLD)'s ward chairman, in Yangon, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

People flash three-finger salutes as they attend a funeral of U Khin Maung Latt, 58, a National League for Democracy (NLD)'s ward chairman, in Yangon, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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Protester run from police during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Protester run from police during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Protester run from police during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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People take part in a protest against the military coup in Papun, Kayin state, Myanmar March 5, 2021. KIC NEWS PAGE/via REUTERS

People take part in a protest against the military coup in Papun, Kayin state, Myanmar March 5, 2021. KIC NEWS PAGE/via REUTERS

People take part in a protest against the military coup in Papun, Kayin state, Myanmar March 5, 2021. KIC NEWS PAGE/via REUTERS
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A police vehicle is seen as shots were fired at protesters in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 7, 2021.   REUTERS

A police vehicle is seen as shots were fired at protesters in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS

A police vehicle is seen as shots were fired at protesters in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS
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Rubber bullets are seen in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 7, 2021.  REUTERS

Rubber bullets are seen in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS

Rubber bullets are seen in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS
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Police are seen in front of a protester barricade during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Police are seen in front of a protester barricade during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Police are seen in front of a protester barricade during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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Police officers holding shields and guns enter the Mandalay Technological University in Mandalay, Myanmar March 7, 2021.  REUTERS

Police officers holding shields and guns enter the Mandalay Technological University in Mandalay, Myanmar March 7, 2021. REUTERS

Police officers holding shields and guns enter the Mandalay Technological University in Mandalay, Myanmar March 7, 2021. REUTERS
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Security forces are seen during a protest in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 8, 2021.  REUTERS

Security forces are seen during a protest in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS

Security forces are seen during a protest in Nyaung-U, Myanmar, March 8, 2021. REUTERS
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A relative of U Khin Maung Latt, 58, a National League for Democracy (NLD)'s ward chairman, cries as she receives his dead body from a hospital in Yangon, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

A relative of U Khin Maung Latt, 58, a National League for Democracy (NLD)'s ward chairman, cries as she receives his dead body from a hospital in Yangon, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

A relative of U Khin Maung Latt, 58, a National League for Democracy (NLD)'s ward chairman, cries as she receives his dead body from a hospital in Yangon, Myanmar, March 7, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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People attend a funeral of U Khin Maung Latt, 58, a National League for Democracy (NLD)'s ward chairman in Yangon, Myanmar March 7, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend a funeral of U Khin Maung Latt, 58, a National League for Democracy (NLD)'s ward chairman in Yangon, Myanmar March 7, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend a funeral of U Khin Maung Latt, 58, a National League for Democracy (NLD)'s ward chairman in Yangon, Myanmar March 7, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
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