Yangon/Washington: – At least 82 protestors demanding the release of the democratic leaders were killed in the Myanmar military’s actions. Local organisations informed that the military used Rifle grenades against the protestors. Myanmar Envoy to the United Nations, Kyaw Moe Tun, demanded stern action against the Junta regime. He further said that Myanmar should be declared a no-fly zone.
The protests started by the Myanmar population against the Junta regime are intensifying by the day. At the same time, the actions of the junta regime against the protestors is also dangerously intensifying. Reports of the Myanmar military carrying out airstrikes on the protestors have been received. Within two days of this report, there has been this shocking revelation that the Myanmar military used rifle grenades against the protestors.
As per the information given by the local pro-democracy organisations, eyewitnesses and media, the military perpetrated massive bloodshed at Bago near Yangon; moreover, the military launched indiscriminate rifle grenade attacks on the protestors, demanding their democratic rights. An eyewitness said that the bodies of the 82 people killed in action have been kept in a place of worship nearby. while speaking to the press, one of the protestors said that shoot at sight orders were issued.
Reports are received that thousands of citizens have fled to the neighbouring countries fearing the Myanmar military actions. More than 1,200 Myanmar citizens have entered the state of Manipur in northeastern India. Whereas, after the airstrike carried out by the Myanmar military, hundreds of Myanmar citizens have fled to Thailand.
Thailand and Vietnam have expressed concerns over the situation in Myanmar. They have also appealed that the junta regime in Myanmar should try to resolve the disputes through negotiations. Whereas the Myanmar Envoy to the United Nations, who is criticising his own government, has demanded stern action against the junta regime in the country. The Myanmar Envoy also urged that the United Nations should impose a no-fly zone over Myanmar for this purpose.