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Martial law, gun-toting soldiers help Bangkok residents click not-so-tense selfies

When Thailand's military declared martial law early on Tuesday, troops appeared on the streets at some key intersections in Bangkok. Bangkok residents going about their morning routine didn't hesitate to stop and snap a few photos on their smartphones.

world Updated: May 20, 2014 19:29 IST

Sometimes you never know when the opportunity for an interesting selfie will present itself.

When Thailand's military declared martial law early on Tuesday, troops appeared on the streets at some key intersections in Bangkok. But this didn't necessarily mean the situation was tense.

Bangkok residents going about their morning routine didn't hesitate to stop and snap a few photos on their smartphones.

Some posed with soldiers, who complied amiably.

Read: Thailand's army declares martial law, denies coup

Others, like two young women, did what their counterparts all around the world do millions of times a day: grab a selfie. The only difference, however, was that their photo was with the soldiers and their guns and equipment sitting close behind.