there had been three students, among those breaking into the great hall, kneed down in the great hall, demanding li peng to immediately talk with them in person.Three students. Attempting to attend Hu's funeral
that is not "three students attempting to attend Hu's funeral", neither *three* nor *attending funeral*
and in fact, on the day of 18th, zhongnanhai was blocked by protesters.
just as white house is not allowed to be blocked, zhongnanhai is not too. the administration must run to prevent chaos, protest is not a justified means to blocking administration.