Singaporean in Bukit Bintang blast suffers minor leg injuries

Singaporean in Bukit Bintang blast suffers minor leg injuries

UPDATE:  The police report said Wong Kim Teng suffered minor injuries on the lower parts of his legs. The Straits Times understands that he has been transferred from Kuala Lumpur General Hospital to Ampang Hospital.

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Car jockey in Bukit Bintang grenade attack dies

The car jockey, who was among 14 people injured in a grenade attack at Sun Complex in Bukit Bintang, died of his wounds on Thursday.

City CID chief Senior Asst Comm Gan Kong Meng said Tiong Kwang Yie, 36, passed away after being treated in the intensive care unit at a hospital here following the 4.25am blast.

Tiong, from Sibu, Sarawak, was among the injured who were rushed to the hospital after the attack outside the Cherry Blossom night club.

The others included two Chinese nationals, two Singaporeans and a Thai. They are receiving treatment at Hopsital Kuala Lumpur and and Gleneagles Hospital.

SAC Gan urged the media and public not to speculate on the case as investigations are ongoing.


Singaporeans among those injured in KL blast

KUALA LUMPUR - Police believed among the 14 injured in the Bukit Bintang grenade blast early Thursday are two Chinese nationals, two Singaporeans and a Thai.

They were all admitted to the nearby Tung Shin Hospital for treatment after the blast outside a nightclub in Sun Complex at 4.25am.

According to initial reports, the police received a call from a male Chinese informing that an explosion had taken place outside the Cherry Blosson night club.

Police despatched a team including a bomb unit to the scene where they suspected a hand grenade exploded injuring the 14 and four cars.

Police identified several of among the injured warded at Tung Shin Hospital as:

1. Lim Soon Hock (male, 50);

2. Teoh Keow Meng (male, 40);

3. Yaw Lee Hock (male, 41);

4. Revindran Chitavelu (male, 49);

5. Jasu (male, Thai)

6.Wong Kim Teng (male, Singaporean);

7. Ma Yunfeng (female, China);

8. Yong Jiaqin (female, China);

9. Tiong Kwang Yie (male, nationality to be ascertained).

Police: Gangland fighting behind Bukit Bintang bomb blast

Gangland fighting is believed to be behind the bomb blast at Sun Complex in Jalan Bukit Bintang on Thursday.

City deputy CID chief Asst Comm Khairi Ahrasa said gangsters could have been behind the explosion, believed to be from grenades, but police are investigating the case from all angles.

A car jockey was seriously injured in the blast and is under intensive care at Hospital Kuala Lumpur. At least 13 others, were injured in the blast and have been warded at Hospital Kuala Lumpur and the nearby Tung Shin Hospital.

ACP Khairi said police received a call from a member of the public at about 4.25am.

"Some of the victims were about to board a Toyota Vellfire when an explosive device fell onto them from the second floor of a building.

"The victims were patrons of a pub and residents of nearby hotels.

"A Toyota Camry, Mazda and BMW were also damaged in the explosion," he added.

The case has been classified as attempted murder under the Firearms Act.


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