Myanmar: Internet services restored, Aung San Suu Kyi’s detention extended

Naypyitaw: Internet services have been restored after an eight hour blackout as Myanmar Army announces the extension of Aung San Suu Kyi’s detention, who was detained in a coup two weeks ago. Following the announcement, the demonstrators again came out on the streets with possibilities of a more intensified protest.

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Extra troops were seen in key locations of Yangon, the nation’s commercial hub and biggest city, including armoured personnel carriers near the central bank.

A fresh rally was seen in the southern city of Dawei too, a verified live stream on Facebook showed, with hundreds of protesters accompanied by a marching band.

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“Patrolling with armoured vehicles means they are threatening people,” said 46 year old Nyein Moe, among the more than one thousand gathered in front of the central bank in Yangon.

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