Myanmar demonstrators protest military rule following coup

February 08, 2021

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A large crowd of people are shown surrounding a police truck which is shooting a water cannon into the crowd.

A police truck uses a water cannon to disperse a crowd of protesters in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Feb. 8, 2021.

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