Myanmar: Security forces kill more than 100 in single day

 | Updated: Mar 28, 2021, 12:04 AM IST

Saturday (March 27) was the bloodiest day in Myanmar since the anti-coup protests began in February. 114 protesters were killed by security forces as per news reports and witnesses. The killings came on Armed Forces Day

Horrific violence

The killings have drawn international condemnation. Image shows smoke rising smoke over Thaketa township in Yangon


Undeterred protesters

The protesters took to streets as usual on Saturday


Security forces unleash hell with impunity

This photo taken and received from an anonymous source via Facebook on March 27, 2021 shows a man displaying spent cartridges as security forces opened fire during a demonstration by protesters against the military coup in Yangon's Insein township


Violent streets of Myanmar

This screengrab from a UGC video provided to AFPTV from an anonymous source and taken on March 27, 2021 shows protesters watching as smoke rises from a burning makeshift barricade during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon's Thaketa township.


Cruelty beyond measure

Family members cry in front of a man after he was shot dead during an anti-coup protesters crackdown in Yangon