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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar's infantry tied to protester deaths: Five things to know

Use of troops implicated in Rohingya campaign raises danger for coup resisters

BANGKOK -- As Myanmar's street protests spread, drawing tens of thousands of people nationwide against the Feb. 1 coup, the armed response by the junta raises fears that history will repeat with another deadly crackdown by the country's military.

Mandalay, the country's second-largest city, was the scene of bloodshed Saturday. Two protesters, including a teenage boy, reportedly were shot dead when troops opened fire with live rounds and rubber bullets, raising the known death toll at the hands of the security forces to four.

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