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Malaysian police arrest 15 over flash-mob protest

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Malaysian police on Saturday arrested 15 people over a flash-mob protest held ahead of a planned June 22 opposition rally against alleged fraud in elections last month, but they were later freed. 

Malaysian Police drag away a protestor (L) during a flash-mob protest in Kuala Lumpur on June 15, 2013. Malaysian police arrested 15 people over a flash-mob protest held to build support for a planned June 22 opposition rally against alleged fraud in elections held last month.

Those detained, who included opposition-aligned activists but also a 10-year-old boy, were held for disrupting public order in a busy shopping area of the capital Kuala Lumpur, media reports and opposition politicians said.

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