Dock workers in Mandalay have gone on strike in protest against the coup. On Saturday, security forces used live ammunition against them.
Police used them to target protesting dock workers in Mandalay Photo: dpa/ap
In Myanmar, two participants in protests against the military coup have been shot dead by police, according to media reports. One of the victims was hit in the head and died instantly. The second was shot in the upper body and died on the way to hospital, according to a report in the news magazine Frontier Myanmar. Police used live ammunition in the second-largest city of Mandalay on Saturday, it said. The Irrawaddy news website also confirmed the deaths of the two people on social media.