In an announcement on military-run television on Monday, the Southeast Asian nation’s army said that it has taken control over the country and declared a state of emergency for a year.
Earlier on Monday, Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was detained in an early morning raid along with Myanmar’s president Win Myint and other senior ruling party figures, according to Reuters, Channel News Asia and the BBC.
Myanmarcoup The army has taken control of the country in an apparent coup and declared a state of emergency.
State Counselor (a position equivalent to Prime Minister) Aung San Suu Kyi, has been detained.
Power has been handed to the Head of the Army, General Min Aung Hlaing.
Myanmar Coup Video and current Situation
Several videos of Myanmar Coup have been emerged on social media showing the current situation after Coup in Myanmar. See the videos, below.