Funeral Held in Naypyitaw for Woman Who Died Following Protest Injury

Thousands joined a funeral procession in Naypyitaw on February 21 for a woman who died from injuries sustained during a pro-democracy protest earlier in the month, Radio Free Asia reported.

Mya Thwe Thwe Khaing died on February 19 after being shot by police during a protest in the capital city on February 9, Frontier Myanmar reported. Doctors told Al Jazeera that she had been hit by a live bullet.

Two more protesters died in Mandalay on February 20 after security forces fired live rounds, the Frontier Myanmar report said. Credit: Phyo Mg Mg via Storyful