Despite the deadly crackdowns happening, anti-coup demonstrations continue their regular rallyings the streets of cities across the country today in the morning.
The soldiers and police violently raided social assistant organization, Free Funeral Service Society (FFSS) (on March 3) last night, around 11 p.m local time for no reason, and network connected devices and all information devices related to the media were confiscated and damaged and taken away, and several volunteers at the organization were beaten. U Kyaw Thu led social assistant organization, FFSS regularly provides funeral service, in addition the organization is helping the people who are injured in the ongoing anti-coup demonstrations.
It is reported that the military have been attacking event health volunteers who have been helping the injured in the demonstrations. Yesterday in North Okkalapa township, Yangon, a security camera recorded that health volunteers were lethally beaten off the head and legs by security forces, and an ambulance they(the volunteers) were using was smashed and destroyed.
Hundreds of people have attended and rallied today morning for the funeral of 19-year-old Ma Kyay Sin who was shot in the head by security forces during the anti-coup demonstration in Mandalay.
Since the Feb.1 coup, yesterday crackdowns have become the most deadly & brutal day. As of the UN, at least 38 people were killed during the protests across the country on Wednesday. The highest death toll was in North Okkalapa township alone, in Yangon, killing around 20 people in just one day, and still counting.
As of 9:30 local time last night, the doctor confirmed that at least 18 people were killed in North Okkalapa township, Yangon during yesterday’s protests, making the highest death toll in just one place. It is reported that there are many people with gunshot wounds at North Okkalapa Hospital and some are in critical condition.
In Mawlamyine, Mon state, a 19-year-old Maung Htet Wai Htoo, university student was shot in the head and died at 9:30 pm on March 3, according to a doctor in charge of Ngwe Moe Hospital in Mawlamyine. He was shot while watching protesters from his own cold drink shop. There have been 2 deaths in Mawlamyine including one man who was killed in the Feb.28 demonstration.
The Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) has assigned Myanmar’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations U Kyaw Moe Tun to manage foreign and diplomatic affairs, according to an order issued by the acting Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Daw Zin Mar Aung on Wednesday.
All City Mart stores except for Ocean Supercenter Naypyidaw and Taunggyi branches will be temporarily closed starting from today (Mar 4) to ensure the safety of employees and customers. According to the announcement issued by City Mart Holdings Limited-CMHL on Mar 3, the situation is being monitored, and further changes will be updated and announced as soon as possible.
Ko Khant Oo Ko Ko, a junior clerk from Shweku township election commission in Kachin state declared that he had joined the Civil Disobedience Movement on Wednesday. The township election commission chairman and secretary have been arrested since Feb 10.
As of 8 PM, 3 March, a total of 1,268 samples were tested, and found 19 more new cases. MoHS has reported 141,984 of total confirmed cases including 131,539 discharged, and 3,199 deaths.
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