Two more shooting incidents in M'sia

Two more shooting incidents in M'sia
Two of the wounded men in the Penang shooting incident.

Malaysia was hit by two more shooting incidents on Friday night with the crime wave which has swept the country showing no sign of abating.

In the mainland Penang town of Nibong Tebal, six men, aged between 30 and 50, were having a drink at a coffee shop when they were suddenly attacked, The Star reported.

The police chief of Penang, Senior Deputy Commissioner Abdul Rahim Hanafi, said they were shot at randomly by two assailants on a motorbike.

"The victims sustained gunshot wounds on the legs and buttocks, and were rushed to hospital," Mr Abdul Rahim said.

"All the victims are found to be in stable condition.

"Witnesses said the two assailants wore full-faced helmets and sped off immediately after firing the shots," he said.

In another incident in Ipoh, police nabbed four suspects said to be involved in gang violence after a shootout which lasted almost two hours, the New Straits Times reported.

Officers raided the suspects' house and arrested two of them while the other two tried to flee via the roof.

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