Myanmar police fire stun grenades and tear gas at pro-democracy protesters

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One protester killed and several injured in Yangon, local media reports say, as outspoken UN envoy is sacked by junta

One protester has been killed and several others injured after police in Myanmar fired stun grenades, tear gas and live rounds at demonstrators, according to local media, as the military junta intensified its attempts to quell a backlash against this month’s coup.

Several bloodied people were seen being helped away from protests in the main city of Yangon in images posted by media outlets, but it was not clear if they were hurt by rubber bullets or live fire.

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