08 Jul '11, 6pm

@stacyherbert Malaysian capital on lockdown as nation braces itself for biggest demonstration in years: by: Bhavan

@stacyherbert Malaysian capital on lockdown as nation braces itself for biggest demonstration in years: by: Bhavan

MALAYSIA – Key areas in Kuala Lumpur have been put on lockdown by the local police ahead of tomorrow’s Bersih 2.0 rally, according to Malaysian news portal Malaysiakini. The website reported that at least four water cannon trucks and seven riot police vehicles were spotted at the historic Dataran Merdeka, with the entire area cordoned off as well. A police officer the website spoke to said more than 200 personnel had been deployed at the site from 10 am on Friday, with more expected to arrive in the evening. Reserve personnel were sited at the Universiti Malaya campus located outside the Kuala Lumpur city centre, he added. 32 major arteries in the Kuala Lumpur road network are expected to be cordoned off by the police from midnight Saturday. Signs have been put up at Federal Highway toll centres leading into Kuala Lumpur warning motorists that they face police action if th...

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