Panos Pictures

Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Family and friends mourn the death of Yarzar Win (26) who died on 24 February 2021 after he was shot in the leg by security forces in Mandalay. According to his family, Yarzar Win was taken away by the security forces after being shot and was missing for four days until the authorities called the family and notified them of his death which they claimed to have been caused by COVID-19. A cause not accepted by the family. ''My son was a hero but he's also my only son. As a mother, it is so painful to lose him'', says his mother Daw Htay. Yarzar Win was a labourer and was supporting his parents, wife and a 7-year-old daughter.

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Panos Pictures
Myanmar (Burma)
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3000 x 2000 pixels
25.4 x 16.93 cm (300 dpi)
10 x 6.67 inch (300 dpi)
2.2 MB size on disk
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