efe-epaYangon, Myanmar

At least two civilians were killed during protests in Myanmar on Monday during a nationwide general strike called by major labor unions to shut down the economy in protest of the Feb. 1 military coup.

Two males were shot dead in the northern Kachin state city of Myitkina as security forces dispersed protesters. One was shot in the head and the other in the neck, a person with the bodies told Efe, while local media reported further injuries. EFE-EPA