Burma’s ambassador to the UK said Burmese military had “occupied” the embassy.
“When I left the embassy, Ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn said, they broke into the embassy and took it. I’m from the Myanmar army.” “They said they received instructions from the capital, so they won’t let me in,” he added.
Meanwhile, the death toll from the start of the anti-coup protests yesterday touched 600: this was reported by the Association for Assistance to Political Prisoners (Aapp). According to the non-profit organization for the defense of human rights based in Thailand, 12 people were killed on Wednesday, while another five who had lost their lives in recent days but had not been counted were added to the total: the new data bring the total number of victims to 598. Currently, moreover, 2,847 people are in prison.
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