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Troops will be deployed at all BTS skytrain stations on Sunday as part of heightened security measures to handle planned anti-coup protests. 

Deputy police chief Somyot Poompanmoung said police and military leaders met on Friday to discuss ways to prevent confrontations between security personnel and demonstrators.

The meeting concluded that police and soldiers would be deployed to all skytrain stations across the city. Skywalks connecting BTS stations and shopping malls would be under close watch.

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