Myanmar's generals tried but utterly failed to halt the protests despite mounting barricades, deploying fleets of vehicles in strategic urban locations, patrolling with armored vehicles, putting snipers on rooftops--even threatening "a loss of life."
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Myanmar soldiers had trapped 200 presumed protesters in a section of Yangon overnight. 40 were arrested but the rest managed to escape as the night wore on. ]
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