Myanmar protesters clash with police as junta fires outspoken UN envoy

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Security forces fire stun grenades and shots as pro-democracy demonstrators defy crackdown

Myanmar police have thrown stun grenades and fired into the air to disperse opponents of military rule, sustaining a sweeping crackdown that has seen hundreds arrested in town and cites across the country.

The action to stamp out the protests came after state television announced that Myanmar’s UN envoy had been fired after he urged the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to reverse the 1 February coup that ousted elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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