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Key videos from Thailand military coup

BBC News looks at some of the key moments of the day as the Thai military announces it is taking control of the government.

Moment reporters realised coup imminent

The BBC's Jonah Fisher and other reporters were forced to leave the venue for talks involving the military and political leaders, prompting a sense that a coup was imminent.

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Media captionThe moment Jonah Fisher and other reporters realised a coup was under way

Political leaders arrested and driven away

Footage showed the moment political party leaders, including opposition leader Suthep Thaugsuban, were taken away from the talks venue.

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Media captionFootage showed the moment political leaders were driven away

Thai general addresses the nation

Thailand's army chief announced the military had taken control of the government in a TV address to the nation.

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Media captionGeneral Prayut Chan-O-Cha announced the military had seized power

Inside the military compound hosting the talks

The BBC's Jonah Fisher reported from the military venue hosting the talks ahead of the sudden turn of events.

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Media captionInside the military venue where the talks were being held