MAYOR OR­DERS CLO­SURE OF DATARAN MERDEKA

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PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Lumpur Mayor has or­dered the clo­sure of Dataran Merdeka from 5pm to 7am, in a move to pre­vent Ber­sih from hold­ing its nightly vigil at the iconic square. Datuk Seri Mohd Amin Nordin Ab­dul Aziz said City Hall wanted to avert trou­ble at the square. “We need to con­trol the sit­u­a­tion,” he said.

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