Myanmar protests: BBC journalist Aung Thura detained

A reporter with the BBC Burmese service has been detained in Myanmar as clashes continue between security forces and protesters.

Aung Thura was taken away by men in plain clothes while reporting outside a court in the capital, Nay Pyi Taw.

Mary Hockaday, controller of BBC World Service English, called on authorities to help locate him and confirm that he is safe and well.