Kiev: In Myanmar, President Vin Myin and leader of the ruling National League for Democracy party Aung San Suu Kyi, who also holds the post of state adviser, were detained in Myanmar.
This was announced by an official representative of the ruling National League for Democracy party, writes Reuters.
In addition, several other members of the political force were detained in the country. Party spokesman Mio Nyunt appealed to citizens not to react to provocations and to act within the law.
Myanmar's state-owned television station MRTV has stopped broadcasting "due to communication problems." The BBC reports that telephone and internet connections are unavailable in the capital, Naypyidaw. According to the newspaper's correspondent, soldiers were seen on the streets of Naypyidaw and the largest city of Yangon.