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Two more protesters dead in Myanmar; nun begs police not to shoot at protesters Updated: 2021-03-03 15:29:24 KST

A nun on her knees cries and begs the heavily armored Myanmar police not to shoot at protesting civilians.
Widely shared on social media, this image is from Myanmar's Kachin state in the far north of the country which has also been caught up in the month-long violence.
Tweeting about the scene, the Archbishop of Yangon said "Myanmar is like a battlefield."
Despite the nun's desperate call for an end to the violence, Myanmar witnessed more bloodshed on Tuesday.
Local media outlets reported that two protesters were shot dead in the city of Mandalay.
Police also fired water cannons and cartridges at protesters, leaving around twenty injured and three in critical condition.
This comes just three days after the country faced a bloody Sunday of 18 deaths.
With the situation worsening, Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Tuesday called on all parties to "exercise utmost restraint as well as flexibility."

"Upholding and implementing values of democracy, respect of human rights, good governance, rule of law and constitutional Government are equally important. I repeat, equally important."

Despite their collective call that breaks ASEAN's non-interference principle, no practical solutions came out of the foreign ministers' meeting.
And the Myanmar military has made it clear that they won't be backing down.
Kim Dami, Arirang News.
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