Myanmar security forces
begin violently dispersing anti-coup
protesters and clearing makeshift road blocks, killing a total of 18 protesters in several cities. More than 30 others are wounded by live rounds, and several have been arrested.
security forces raid the home of opposition leader Yaya Dillo Djérou
, killing five of his relatives, including his mother and son. A government statement states that the raid was an operation to arrest Dillo. Two other people are also killed and five wounded in the ensuing fight.
launch the most extensive crackdown since the protests began, critically wounding a woman and detaining hundreds of people across the country.
Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan Province
has reported internet outages in the past week, following a series of violent clashes between protestors and the police.
An explosion hits the Israeli
-owned cargo ship
in the Gulf of Oman
. No injuries are reported among the ship's 28 crew members. Israeli media reports, citing unnamed Israeli government officials, that Iran
was likely behind the blast.
Security forces open fire against a crowd of demonstrators during anti-government
protests in Nasiriyah
, killing 3 people and wounding 47 others. Two other protestors have also been killed in the past few days.
Claude Ibalanky, the coordinator of the National Monitoring Mechanism of the Addis Ababa Agreement (MNS) revealed at a workshop organized by the MNS and MONUSCO
, that there are people in Kinshasa taking advantage of the instability in eastern Congo.
The Allied Democratic Forces
(ADF) kill three civilians in an ambush on the Beni-Kasindi road. Congolese and MONUSCO
troops positioned nearby then clashed with the ADF, forcing them to retreat.
Arnel Joseph, a powerful Haitian gang leader
, is killed in a gun battle with police
a day after escaping from prison during a riot. The death toll from the incident rise to a total of 25 people, including many civilians killed by the inmates after randomly opening fire in the streets. The prison's director, six inmates and police officers are among the dead. Sixty more prisoners who escaped are captured and arrested, while more than 200 others are still on the run.
Notable gang leader Arnel Joseph and other detainees escape from prison in Croix-des-Bouquets
, during a riot
which result in the death of eight people inside the jail, including the prison's director. Casualties are also reported in the city's streets.
are killed and nine others are wounded during a long exchange of fire with armed groups in Bandiagara
counter-protesters attack anti-coup
protesters during a rally against the military junta
. Some counter-protesters were armed with knives and clubs, while others used slingshots and threw stones to attack their opponents.