Myanmar protests death toll to 737

Number of deaths in Myanmar rises to 753


In the daily report published by the Political Arrestees Aid (AAPP), it was reported that 2 more casualties were confirmed in the country in the last 24 hours.

While the total loss of life was updated as 753, it was recorded that 3 thousand 441 people were detained.

It was stated that the detention order for 1179 people was still continuing.

KAREN ARMY TAKES THE BASE OF MYANMAR ARMY

On the other hand, the Karen National Union (KNU), one of the anti-coup ethnic armed groups, seized a military base belonging to the Myanmar army located on the Thai border in the south of the country.

In the statement made by the KNU spokesperson, it was reported that the army base in the Mutraw region of Karen state was raided at 04:30 local time.

Stating that the base was captured at the end of the clashes, KNU did not provide information about the casualties.

MILITARY COUP IN MYANMAR

The Myanmar army seized the administration on February 1, after the allegations of fraud in the November 8, 2020 elections and the rise of political tension in the country.

The army detained many officials and ruling party leaders, including the country’s de facto leader and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Çii, and declared a state of emergency for a year.

While large-scale demonstrations continue in the country, high-ranking government officials in custody continue to be tried in a military court.


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