On 3 March 2021, security forces deployed tear gas, rubber bullets and live ammunition to disperse anti-coup protesters in multiple cities in Myanmar. In Yangon, police officers and military personnel cordoned off the Hledan Junction Skyway, which has been a popular demonstration site since the protests began following the 1 February military coup. In the city’s Sanchaung township, authorities deployed tear gas to disperse protesters. At least three people were shot and killed in Yangon, and approximately 300 people were arrested. Security forces were also seen targeting emergency medical personnel for arrest and physical violence at protests. In Monywa, which is located approximately 100 km (62 mi) west of Mandalay, at least five people were shot and killed and 30 more suffered injuries. In Mandalay, riot police officers dispersed approximately 1,000 demonstrators with tear gas, stun grenades and slingshots. At least two people were shot and killed in Mandalay.