28 Feb – Tanintharyi Violence

Myeik News
Myanmar Military covering the bloodshed with sand to hide what happened in this morning. Military used the real bullets to shoot the unarmed protesters. Local reported one person was dead and the military was trying to hide the dead body.

Below is another news about Myeik from Dawei Watch Facebook Page.
At least five people were injured and three were beaten and arrested in Myeik when military opened fire on them.
At around 9 am on 28 February, protesters marched on Seik Nge Market and fired several shots at the protesters. A rubber bullet hit at least five people, who were being treated in outpatient clinics.
“Military weighed the arrested civilians with guns, made them bow my head and kicked the arrested girls. Military guys also insulted by saying some strange words to arrested people,” one of the eyewitnesses said.

The protesters were dispersed by gunfire during the strike, but all regrouped and continued marching until about 10 a.m.
At present, the mob has dispersed, but in some areas are still ongoing.

Dawei News
One dead in Dawei, Dozens were injured
A Dawei Watch ground correspondent reports that at least one person has been killed and dozens injured in a crackdown on anti-military protests in Dawei.
One person was killed when a bullet pierced his right ribs of his body, according to the hospital. The reporter was at a hospital in Dawei where the injured were being treated. “More patients are still there,” he said. According to the latest information, the victim was a young man from Bago Zun village.

Edited : around 2:30 PM, RFA Burmese posted that in Dawei, four people were killed, more than 50 were injured and more than 30 were arrested in a crackdown on anti-authoritarian protesters in Dawei. The dead were from Yebyu Township. Pe Than, 35, from Bago Zun village; Dawei City Ko Lwin Lwin Oo, 33, from Pone Kyun Ward; Launglone Township Ko Byar Aung, 39, from Kyauk Sin village, and one from Metta.

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