Myanmar aerobics teacher dances via army coup

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The video reveals armoured automobiles driving behind the trainer, unintentionally capturing the army coup-in-progress.

Pumping her arms to an digital beat, aerobics teacher Khing Hnin Wai appeared oblivious as a convoy of armoured automobiles drove by – unintentionally capturing Myanmar’s army coup-in-progress in a surreal video that has now gone viral.

The PE trainer in Naypyidaw, Myanmar’s capital, posted footage of her exercise to Facebook on Monday morning, gyrating and waving her arms to the tune of a dance observe.

Unbeknownst to her, armoured automobiles and black SUVs swept proper behind her by on the Royal Lotus Roundabout near the nation’s parliament.

The army seized management of the nation within the early hours of Monday, detaining de facto chief Aung San Suu Kyi and different prime officers in her get together.

Army chief Min Aung Hlaing now has “legislative, judicial and executive powers” – a move that successfully returns Myanmar to army rule, halting the nation’s 10-year dalliance with democracy.

The publish quickly went viral with greater than 630,000 views on Facebook due to the weird juxtaposition of an influence seize happening set to a pulsating earworm.

“Before I heard the news (of the coup) in the morning, the video I made for the aerobic dance competition has become an unforgettable memory,” stated Khing Hnin Wai.

Soon the video was being scalped and unfold throughout social media platforms – one tweet containing the video had been considered greater than 11.7 million occasions 24 hours after it was posted.

But not all the eye has been beneficial. Khing Hnin Wai took to Facebook once more on Tuesday to defend herself.

“I wasn’t dancing to mock or ridicule any organization or to be silly… I was dancing for a fitness dance competition,” she wrote.

She added that she had usually used the identical picturesque spot to movie her exercises, posting different movies to show it.

“As it isn’t uncommon for Naypyidaw to have an official convoy, I thought it’s normal so I continued,” she wrote.