Soldiers hunt dissidents in Myanmar

From the AP:

YANGON, Myanmar – Soldiers announced that they were hunting pro-democracy protesters in Myanmar‘s largest city Wednesday and the top U.S. diplomat in the country said military police were pulling people out of their homes during the night.

Military vehicles patrolled the streets before dawn with loudspeakers blaring that: “We have photographs. We are going to make arrests!”

 

Shari Villarosa, the acting U.S. ambassador in Myanmar, said in a telephone interview that people in Yangon were terrified.

 

“From what we understand, military police … are traveling around the city in the middle of the night, going into homes and picking up people,” she said.

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