Five more people have been killed in army firing during protests against a military coup in Myanmar.The British news agency Reuters reported that the casualties occurred when army members opened fire on protesters on Wednesday (April 8th). Several protesters were injured in the incident.At least 560 people have been killed in riots in South Asian countries since the military coup. The army declared a coup on February 1 after ousting democratically elected leaders.After that, the army started cracking down on the opposition all over the country, but the protests and strikes continue.
According to the report, protests began on the same day in the northwestern city of Kele, demanding the reinstatement of the elected government. According to Burmese media, citing eyewitnesses, more than one shooting resulted in casualties.
Mizima and Ira news outlets said five protesters were killed and several others were injured in the shootings. Witnesses photographed the bodies of the five victims. However, the Reuters news agency could not independently confirm the news of the death.
Mobile internet and broadband are currently off in Myanmar. As a result, protesters are having trouble organizing through social media and sharing information on instant messengers. Demonstrators say communications in Myanmar are very limited and accessible to a small number of people.
The international community, including the United States, has condemned the use of force against protesters in Myanmar. They called for the restoration of democracy in the country. At the same time, he called for the release of the country’s political leaders.
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On the centenary of Bangabandhu’s birth, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to ‘Bangabandhu is a hero to all Indian citizens’.
At the same time, he also mentioned Bangabandhu as a champion in the protection of human rights.
He made the remarks in a message on Twitter on Wednesday (March 16th) paying tribute to the 101st birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
In a post on Twitter, Modi said, “I pay my heartfelt respects to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He is a champion of freedom and human rights. He is also a hero to all Indian citizens. ‘
He further said, ‘I am going to visit Bangladesh at the end of this month to celebrate the Mujib Year. It’s an honor for me. ”
March 16 marks the 101st birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the first President of Bangladesh and one of the most influential political figures in South Asia. At the same time, the day is being celebrated nationally as National Children’s Day. Because Bangabandhu loved children, his birthday was celebrated on March 16 as National Children’s Day. ‘Bangabandhu’s birthday, let the child’s heart be colorful’ is the theme of ‘National Children’s Day-2021’.
In a post on Twitter, India’s foreign minister. S Jayashankar said, ‘I pay homage to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his 101st birth anniversary. His thoughts and policies still inspire billions of people around the world. India is proud to have the opportunity to jointly celebrate the historic Mujib Year with Bangladesh.
It may be mentioned that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a two-day visit to Bangladesh on March 26. It is learned that during this visit he will take part in three events in Bangladesh. This is his first foreign tour in the Corona epidemic. He has not visited any other country due to Corona.
Source: NDTV, The Hindu