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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar suffers more deaths than in 2007 crackdown

Military and police use live fire on protesters killing 38 in one day

Demonstrators block off a road in Yangon for another day of protest on March 4.    © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Myanmar has already experienced more deaths than in the crackdown on pro-democracy protests in 2007 that were largely led by monks.

According to the United Nations, 38 people were killed on Wednesday, the bloodiest day since the Feb. 1 coup, as Myanmar's military and police continue with a hardline stance, oblivious to calls for restraint from other countries.

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