Further casualties reported in protests

Sep 27, 2007 (DVB), Further casualties have been reported as security forces continue their crackdown on the demonstrations in Rangoon.

Protestors came under fire on Thamada road, where one university student was shot in the forehead and died on the spot. A monk at the same location was shot in the back and wounded, and a youth was also shot and wounded.

A foreign national is said to have been shot on Sule pagoda road, a block away from Traders Hotel.

There are continued reports of gunfire at Pansodan bridge, but no information as yet on any casualties.

Reporting by DVB

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