Tense Scenes in Myitkyina as Anti-Takeover Protesters Confronted by Military

Protests continued in Myitkyina, Myanmar, on February 19, following the military takeover of the country, and the detention of political leaders including President Win Myint and Aung San Suu Kyi.

This footage, posted by The 74 Media, shows protesters marching in Myitkyina on Friday before dispersing when they meet a military roadblock.

It comes as a young protester died after her life support was turned off on Friday. The 20-year-old woman was shot in the head in the capital, Naypyitaw, last week. Credit: The 74 Media via Storyful