Unconfirmed reports from bloggers and on Twitter claim the armed forces have fired on crowds demanding the return of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya. Zelaya’s plane is reported to have been diverted from landing and was directed El Salvador, according to the Wall Street Journal.

One report states that three have been killed and that the police have left airport furious with the response by the army. Huge crowds have been demonstrating throughout the day peacefully confronting soldiers.

The Organization of American States (OAS) expelled the coup-led government after it failed to meet a deadline agreeing to President Zelaya’s return. The coup leadership on Sunday indicated a willingness to begin talks, signaling a possible way out of the crisis.

The march began at 8:00 am Sunday morning along the four-mile route to the airport. In Washington Zelaya dismissed talk of not being allowed to return saying, “Only the people can dismiss me.”

The New York Times claims one person killed and two wounded.

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