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Over 500 people killed at Myanmar protests

Over 500 people have died in the Myanmar protests as the military begins its crackdown on protesters.

Retaliation has been threatened by rebel groups towards the junta if the violence does not come to an end.

The protesters are an anti-coup movement that is demanding the restoration of the elected government along with the release of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

The junta has been pressured to cease its violence with Washington suspending a trade pact with Mayanmar and UN Chief Antonia Guterres calling for a united global front.

Condemning the violence, three ethnic rebel groups, the Ta’ang National Liberation Army, the Myanmar Nationalities Democratic Alliance Army and the Arakan Army, stated that they will fight alongside protesters until the military ceases its crackdown.

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