OnushondhanNews Desk :

At least 50 protesters have been killed in clashes with security forces in Myanmar. The Guardian has published such news quoting various media and eyewitnesses. The shootings came after the junta government announced that the military would protect the country’s people and democracy.

Protests erupted in Yangon, Mandalay, and other cities on Saturday against the February 1 military coup. However, the country’s military government warned that they would be shot in the head and back if they took to the streets.

A spokesman for the anti-junta group CRPH made up of lawmakers who were ousted in a military coup. “Today is a day of shame for the armed forces,” Sasa said. He said army generals are celebrating Armed Forces Day by killing more than 300 innocent civilians.

Myanmar Now reports that at least four people have been killed when security forces opened fire on protesters in Yangon. At least 10 others were injured, they said. Another protest in the town of Incense killed three people, including a footballer who played for the local under-21 team.

Meanwhile, four people were killed in the town of Lashio and four more in separate incidents in the Bago area near Yangon. Another was killed in the town of Hopin.