KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 (Bernama) -- Several major roads in the national capital will either be closed or diverted from midnight, police said.
Police said in their Facebook page that the roads involved are: the whole stretch of Jalan Syed Putra, Jalan Istana, Jalan Bukit Petaling, Jalan Bellamy and several roads around Istana Negara. Other roads involved are Jalan Sultan Hishammuddin, Jalan Lembah Perdana, Jalan Chenderasari and roads around Masjid Negara and Dataran Merdeka, Pasar Seni, Masjid Jamek, Dataran DBKL, Kompleks Sogo, Maju Junction, Masjid Kampung Baru, Jalan Kinabalu, Jalan Kuching, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Jalan Raja Laut, Jalan Sri Amar, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Jalan Haji Taib, Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Jalan Raja Bot, Jalan Raja Abdullah, Jalan Dang Wangi, Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Jalan Gereja, Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Tun Perak, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Loke, Jalan Sultan Mahmud and all nearby roads.
Police urged the people to cooperate and abide by the traffic regulations and follow instructions issued by traffic police from time to time.
Police also advised the public to avoid going to the city centre to prevent traffic congestion.