Myanmar coup: fresh demonstrations follow death of protester

Marches against junta take place in several cities after internet blackout for sixth night in a row

Opponents of Myanmar’s coup took to the streets again to demand an end to military rule and the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and others, a day after a protester died from gunshot wounds.

In Yangon, protesters carried a wreath and laid flowers at a memorial ceremony for Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing, 20, who on Friday became the first fatality among opponents of the coup. She had been on life support since being taken to hospital after being hit by what doctors said was a live bullet.

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