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Published: Friday May 23, 2014 MYT 11:34:00 AM
Updated: Friday May 23, 2014 MYT 11:39:41 AM

Thai army summons over 100 from rival political camps

Thai soldiers advance to clear the pro-government Red Shirt supporters after the army declared coup at the rally site on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. - AFP

Thai soldiers advance to clear the pro-government Red Shirt supporters after the army declared coup at the rally site on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. - AFP

Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand's army summoned more than 100 prominent figures from the nation's rival political sides on Friday, including "Red Shirt" leaders, former police and military officers and politicians from the opposing parties.

"We call for these people to report themselves," at 10:00am (0300 GMT), an army spokesman said in televised statement, listing 114 names summoned to a military office in Bangkok.

Tags / Keywords: Regional, Thailand, military, Thailand, Military coup, Government

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