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Violent Standoff Continues at Myanmar Mine Protest

Violence is continuing at a Chinese-run copper mine in Myanmar, also known as Burma, as protesters continue a standoff with security forces over plans to expand the mine. At least two people were hurt in clashes Tuesday, one day after one person was killed and 20 were injured in violence at the Letpadaung mine in the northern part of the country. A local resident who did not want to be named, tells VOA's Burmese service that protesters are continuing their campaign to stop mine...

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