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Thai coup draws swift condemnation; U.S. says reviewing aid

Thailand's rival protest camps pack up their belongings and head for home. They were ordered to disperse by the military. Here some anti-government protesters are bussed away from the capital Bangkok. They'd staged rallies to put pressure on the government and oust the Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra since late last year. But that all changed when the military stepped in. (SOUNDBITE) (Thai) 46-YEAR OLD ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTER FROM SURAT THANI PROVINCE, CHARNCHAI SAKIDRAK, SAYING: "I'm quite disappointed because we've spent 6 months (protesting) and the people haven't gained anything. Now that the soldiers have taken control people like us will not be able have our voices heard." The army chief seized control of the government on Thursday saying it had to restore order after months of political turmoil. The U.S. led European and Asian nations in condemning the coup, saying about $10 million in annual bilateral aid could be cut.

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