Myanmar military warns against spreading rumours to provoke riots, instability

(Reuters) - Myanmar military on Tuesday warned media and the public against posting what it said were rumours on social media that could incite rioting and cause instability, the information ministry said, a day after the army seized power in a coup.

The authorities urged the public to cooperate with the government and follow the law. It comes amid some calls for shows of civil disobedience against the takeover.

(Reporting by Reuters sradd; Writing by Martin Petty)