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U.S. 'deeply concerned' by reports Myanmar security forces fired on protesters

WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The United States is "deeplyconcerned" by reports that Myanmar security forces have fired onprotesters and continue to detain and harass demonstrators andothers, U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price said in tweeton Saturday.

"We stand with the people of Burma," Price tweeted. Myanmaris also known as Burma.

Two people were killed in Myanmar's second city Mandalay onSaturday when police and soldiers fired to disperse protestsagainst a Feb. 1 military coup, emergency workers said, thebloodiest day in more than two weeks of demonstrations.(Reporting by David Brunnstrom; Editing by Richard Chang)