Myanmar leader Suu Kyi, other leaders detained in early-morning raid


Myanmar's elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior ruling party figures were detained in morning raids on Monday amid fears of a military coup following a disputed election, her National League for Democracy (NLD) party said. The Myanmar army said it had carried out the detentions in response to "election fraud", according to a statement on a military-owned television station.

A military spokesman did not answer phone calls seeking further comment. Phone lines to the capital Naypyitaw were.

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