Grenade blast hits Malaysian club

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Published: Thursday 9th October 2014 by The News Editor

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One person has died and 13 others are injured after a hand grenade blew up outside a nightclub in a popular tourist area in tthe Malaysia capital, police said.

The pre-dawn explosion in the Bukit Bintang area of Kuala Lumpur i s believed to have been due to a gang fight and was “not a terrorism act”, a senior police official said.

He added that officers found a second grenade under a car after it failed to explode.

Police said a Malaysian man had died after the blast, while 13 others including foreigners from Thailand, China and Singapore were taken to hospital.

Published: Thursday 9th October 2014 by The News Editor

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