Myanmar military imposes night curfew after seizing power in coup

Myanmar’s military on Monday imposed an 8 pm to 6 am curfew across the country hours after seizing power in a coup and imposing a year-long state of emergency. The move came hours after soldiers arrested de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior members of the ruling party in pre-dawn raids following days of escalating tensions. Street vendors in the main city of Yangon scrambled to pack away their stalls as the curfew approached on Monday evening, Ben Small, a resident in the city, posted on Twitter. The military has pledged the country will hold fresh elections in one year and uphold…

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