Thailand coup: Army imposes night-time curfew across country

Thai soldiers stand guard during a coup at the Army Club where Thailand's army chief held a meeting with all rival factions in central Bangkok on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Thailand's military on Thursday declared a night-time curfew across the troubled
Thai soldiers stand guard during a coup at the Army Club where Thailand's army chief held a meeting with all rival factions in central Bangkok on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Thailand's military on Thursday declared a night-time curfew across the troubled country. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

BANGKOK (AFP) - Thailand's military on Thursday declared a night-time curfew across the troubled country after seizing power in a coup.

"Under martial law, the National Peace Keeping Committee prohibits anyone across the kingdom from leaving their home from 10 pm to 5 am (local time)," an army spokesman said in a televised announcement.

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