YANGON, Myanmar 

At least two people were killed and several others injured on Monday when security forces fired live bullets at protesters in northern Myanmar, local media reported.

Soldiers, not police, fired several shots to disperse the crowd in Myitkyina, the capital of restive Kachin state, according to local outlet Myitkyina News Journal.

It posted photos of two protesters shot in head and people who were injured by the live bullets.

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