Myanmar: police maraud through Yangon in overnight raids


Residents say soldiers and police fired shots and took people away in raids on several districts of largest city

Myanmar security forces have fired gunshots as they carried out overnight raids in the main city, Yangon, after breaking up the latest protests against the coup with tear gas and stun grenades.

More protests were planned on Sunday after local media reported that police fired tear gas shells and stun grenades to break up a protest in Yangon on Saturday.

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