At least 50 wounded as Myanmar cracks down on anti-mine protest

At least 50 people were injured, mostly from burns, when police broke up a demonstration at a Chinese-run copper mine in northwestern Myanmar yesterday.

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at a hospital in the Sagaing division to visit protesters who were hurt at their camp outside the Latpadantaung copper mine near Monywa township, 827 kilometres northwest of Yangon.

Read more: The Nation

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