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The Hindu: Mob attacks Suu Kyi entourage
Yangon, Nov. 9: A mob of about 200 people today attacks an entourage 
carrying pro-democracy leader Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi and her two top 
lieutenants, smashing windows and denting at least one of the cars, 
witnesses said. It was not known if anyone was hurt. The move, clearly 
organized by the Government, appeared to be a serious escalation in the 
cat and mouse game authorities are playing with Ms. Suu Kyi, as it tries 
to keep her from addressing small groups of her supporters at 
intersections near her home.
A western  diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity, said he talked 
to some members of the mob, who said they were paid $ 4.15 each to stage 
their action. Such a large gathering of people in a public place is 
illegal under military law unless Government permission is obtained. The 
military Government, which came to power in 1988 after violently 
suppressing pro-democracy street demonstration, deals harshly with all 
dissent and keeps tight control on law and order.
The attack took place 3:40 p.m., as Ms. Suu Kyi along with two other top 
leaders of her National League for Democracy-- Mr. Kyi Maung and Mr. Tin 
Oo--left Mr. Kyi Maung's house. (AP)