The vigils came after staff at a funeral service in Mandalay told a media on Tuesday that a seven-year-old girl had died of bullet wounds in the city - the youngest victim so far in a bloody crackdown of opposition to the Feb.1 coup.
Security forces in the area fired a much heavier-calibre weapon than usual on Monday to clear a barricade of sand bags, witnesses said. It was not immediately clear what type of weapon was used.
The purported text exchange three days before the airstrike indicates Goswami had prior knowledge of the attack and that it was designed to drum up support for Modi in his reelection bid in pending parliamentary elections.
Three weeks after seizing power, the junta has failed to stop daily protests and a civil disobedience movement calling for the reversal of the Feb.1 coup and release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, a military spokesman, said Israeli troops earlier had been in ambush following "irregular” activity in the Golan Heights. Israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria in 1967 and later annexed the territory.
The government said its goal to increase the number of medical students by 4,000 over the next 10 years was necessary to better prepare for public health crises like the coronavirus pandemic.
Explosives tied to balloons and kites first emerged as a weapon in Gaza during intense protests in 2018, when the makeshift devices drifted across the border daily, causing thousands of fires in Israeli farms and communities.
Zimbabwe’s biggest nurses union said on Wednesday it was encouraging its members to end a pay strike which started in June and which forced major hospitals to turn away patients at a time the country is fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
Bangladesh's professional cricketers − including several members of the national squad − went on strike on Monday to call for better pay and benefits.