Tanks on streets of Myanmar city prompt US embassy warning

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US warns of ‘military movements’ in Yangon and expects internet to be cut in next 12 hours

The US embassy in Myanmar has warned of “military movements” in the country’s main city, Yangon, and has said it expects the internet to be interrupted over the next 12 hours.

The warning came after the appearance on Sunday of three Tatmadaw armoured vehicles on the streets of the commercial capital and the site of major daily protests against the military’s coup on 1 February.

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