Extracts Live Report of the last hour, events in Kuala Kangsar, the Royal Capital of Perak, where the DISPUTED new Perak State Government, is supposedly to be installed :
14:13 : We are now in the Masjid Ubudiah, close to the Istana. Friday prayers are drawing to a close now.
14:15 : Outside the mosque in Kuala Kangsar, a row of police trucks are on standby with police and riot police making their presence felt.
14:15 : People are now leaving the mosque.
14:17 : The road to the mosque and the Istana have been blocked by the policeclose to the roundabout. We have had to walk 2km to reach here.
14:18 : It's a hot sweltering afternoon here. Along the road uphill to the mosque stand large mansions. On the other side of the road lie more humble abodes with zinc roofs.
14:19 : The crowd outside the mosque is now chanting, "Allahu Akhbar", They are chanting, "Reformasi!" The roar is deafening.
14:22 : The crowd is swelling as more people emerge from the mosque. They are chanting near the porch inside the premises of the mosque, while the police are outside the premises on the road passing by the mosque below.
14:25 : Now they are chanting, "Hancur, Hancur, Umno! Hidup, hidup,. hidup, rakyat!" About 6,000 Perakians outside the mosque are now facing the FRU..
14:29 : A large group of 500 or so are heading to the Istana to meet the Sultan.
14:30 : But police fire teargas forcing them to turn back and head back to the direction of the mosque.
14:32 : Fisticuffs have broken out between the FRU and the frontline of the crowd. The riot police are outnumbered but they force the crowd back with teargas.
14:36 : A Malay couple approach me. The woman, an activist with the Abolish ISA Movement, is carrying a child. "See what they have done," she tell mes, showing her teary eight year old child. "The tear gas has hit her."
14:38 : The crowd are still chanting, "Allahu Akhbar!" A Malay gentleman approaches me. "Are you from the media? Please tell the people that the MB is not derhaka against the sultan. He is trying to defend the administration of the state from corruption in the people's interest."
14:38 : SIrens are wailing outside the mosque now.
14:39 : The water cannons have arrived. The people outside have scattered, and not many are now remaining.
14:41 : About a housand people are still outside. Further away, people are standing on the perimeter outside the mosque.
14:42 : They are still chanting, "Allahu Akhbar! There is no god but Allah!" "Reformasi! Reformasi! Reformasi. Hidup hidup .... hidup hidup....hidup rakyat!"
14:43 : These are tumultuous scenes.
14:45 : The eight-year-old girl near me, Asiah, is recovering from tear gas. She is now sitting up. I think she will be okay, perhaps she is in a state of shock.
14:46 : Two thousand people are now sitting on the road, directly facing the FRU water cannon trucks, which are blocking the way to the palace.
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