The army seizes elected leaders and imposes a curfew, alleging fraud in November's election.
Myanmar's military has taken control of the country after detaining de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other politicians in the early hours.
Military TV said a state of emergency had been declared for one year and power transferred.
The coup comes after tensions rose between the civilian government and the military following a disputed election.
...The military said on Monday it was handing power to commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing because of "election fraud". Soldiers are on the streets
of the capital, Nay Pyi Taw, and the main city, Yangon.