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Images from a 'Day of Shame' in Myanmar, with scores shot dead

In the deadliest day in Myanmar since the Feb. 1 military coup, dozens of people, and perhaps more than 100, were killed on Saturday by security forces cracking down on nationwide protests. A New York Times photographer was there.

March 29, 2021 / 11:44 AM IST
Family members and relatives mourned near the body of Kyaw Htet Aung, 19, a high school student who was shot by security forces on Saturday in Dala, Myanmar.
Family members and relatives mourned near the body of Kyaw Htet Aung, 19, a high school student who was shot by security forces on Saturday in Dala, Myanmar.
A protester running past a roadblock in Yangon, above. An injured protester being carried to a hospital, below.
A protester running past a roadblock in Yangon.
An injured protester being carried to a hospital.
An injured protester being carried to a hospital.
The mother of Aung Zin Myint, 20, mourned over the body of her son, a student shot by security forces earlier in the morning in Dala Township, near Yangon.
The mother of Aung Zin Myint, 20, mourned over the body of her son, a student shot by security forces earlier in the morning in Dala Township, near Yangon.
The police arresting a protester in Yangon.
Nay Win Tun, left, and Moe Moe Khine, carrying their 1-year-old daughter, Thin Thawdaw Tun, who was struck in the eye by a rubber bullet fired by the security forces while the baby was inside their home in Yangon.
The police arresting a protester in Yangon.
The police arresting a protester in Yangon.
Family members mourning as social workers took away the body of U Win Myint, 46, who was shot in the chest as security forces fired on protesters in Dala Township.
Family members mourning as social workers took away the body of U Win Myint, 46, who was shot in the chest as security forces fired on protesters in Dala Township.
Protesters preparing for a crackdown by the security forces.
Protesters preparing for a crackdown by the security forces.
Protesters take refuge behind makeshift barriers.
Protesters take refuge behind makeshift barriers.
A protester with a gunshot wound arriving at a hospital in Yangon.
A protester with a gunshot wound arriving at a hospital in Yangon.
Social workers carrying away the coffin of Kyaw Htet Aung.
Social workers carrying away the coffin of Kyaw Htet Aung.
New York Times
first published: Mar 29, 2021 11:44 am

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