Tributes for Myanmar women killed in crackdown

Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing died on Friday while in intensive care at a hospital in the Myanmar capital Naypyitaw, where she had been on life support for 10 days since she was shot by police cracking down on demonstrators.

She is the first known serious casualty of Myanmar's biggest protests in over a decade had stirred anger across the country, adding to the growing fury over the military's overthrow of Aung San Suu Kyi's government, three months after her party won a second successive election in a landslide.

Flowers, placards, pictures were seen lying on the street a few hours after the woman died as protesters gathered and knelt to pay their respects.