Two protesters shot dead in Mandalay

Two protesters have been shot dead in the Myanmar city of Mandalay.
Two protesters have been shot dead in the Myanmar city of Mandalay.

Two people have been killed during clashes at an anti-coup protest in Myanmar's second biggest city Mandalay, a witness and local media reports say.

The demonstrators both died from gunshot wounds, said a witness who saw the bodies, after security forces tried to disperse protesters.

Three media organisations with reporters at the demonstration also reported the killings.

Australian Associated Press