The state broadcaster gave details of at least 11 explosions in the previous 36 hours, most of them in the main city of Yangon.
Thousands of protesters marched out early in Myanmar’s cities on Sunday, marching to oppose military rule more than three months after a coup that halted democratic reform and economic growth and sparked unrest. troubles.
The protests, which the military could not stop with a deadly crackdown, were coordinated with expat communities around the world on Sunday to mark what organizers called “Myanmar’s Spring World Revolution.”
“Shake up the world with the voice of the unity of the Burmese people,” the organizers said in a statement.
There were no immediate reports of violence during the rallies.
The protests are just one of the problems the generals have caused with their February 1 ouster from an elected government headed by Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Wars with ethnic minority insurgents in remote northern and eastern border regions have escalated dramatically over the past three months, displacing tens of thousands of civilians, according to UN estimates.
In some places, civilians with makeshift weapons fought security forces while in central areas military and government installations that have been secure for generations have been rocket attacks and a wave of unexplained small explosions.
The state broadcaster in its main Saturday night newscast gave details of at least 11 explosions in the previous 36 hours, most of them in the main city of Yangon. He reported some damage but no casualties.
There was no claim of liability.
“Some rioters who do not want state stability have thrown and planted homemade bombs on government buildings and on public roads,” the state broadcaster said.
A junta spokesman did not respond to calls for comment.
Khit Thit media reported an explosion outside a police barracks in Yangon early on Sunday. The vehicles were on fire, he said, but gave no information about the victims.
He later reported another explosion in the city. An information portal in Shan State, in the northeast of the country, reported an explosion outside the home of a prominent businessman.
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According to the advocacy group of the Association for Assistance to Political Prisoners, security forces have killed at least 759 protesters since the coup. Reuters is unable to confirm the number of victims.
The military, which ruled for nearly 50 years until the launch of an interim reform process ten years ago, admitted in mid-April the deaths of 248 protesters, saying they were killed after have triggered violence.
Several members of the security forces were killed during the protests, according to the army.
Protests and a campaign of civil disobedience alongside strikes crippled the economy and increased the prospects of hunger for the poor, aid agencies have warned.
The United Nations Development Program warned last week that the impact of the pandemic and political crisis could see as many as 25 million Burmese fall into poverty by 2022.