Thousands of people rallied Saturday in Burma's capital to demand a return to multiparty democracy, one day after the country got its first civilian leader in 26 years.

State-run Radio Rangoon said 112 people were killed Aug. 8-12 in the capital, Rangoon, in rioting that led to the ouster of hard-line leader Sein Lwin. Earlier govenment figures put the death toll at about 95.An Asian diplomat in Rangoon estimated 4,000 people rallied peacefully in front of Rangoon General Hospital, which became a gathering place for protesters after troops reportedly fired on doctors and nurses there Aug. 2.