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Former PM Yingluck among 155 people banned from leaving Thailand

Thailand's army said on Friday that 155 prominent figures, including ousted government leaders, were banned from leaving the country without permission following a military coup.

BANGKOK: Thailand's army said on Friday that 155 prominent figures, have been banned from leaving the country without permission.

They include former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and several relatives.

Yingluck and deposed premier Niwattumrong Boonsongpaisan were reportedly among the Thai leaders seen at the Royal Thai Army Auditorium.

This was after the military summoned more than 100 deposed leaders from rival political camps.

The army declared a coup Thursday evening to end months of political turmoil in the country.

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