Eight in­jured in Malaysia hand grenade at­tack

Pakistan Observer - - INTERNATIONAL -

KUALA LUMPUR—A grenade at­tack on a bar in Malaysia wounded eight peo­ple, in­clud­ing a Chi­nese na­tional, po­lice said on Tues­day, rul­ing out ter­ror­ism as a mo­tive.

The at­tack on the Movida bar in Pu­chong, a town on the out­skirts the cap­i­tal, Kuala Lumpur, took place in the early hours of Tues­day morn­ing, when cus­tomers were watch­ing live screen­ing of the Euro soc­cer tournament.

Se­lan­gor state deputy po­lice chief Ab­dul Rahim Jaa­far told re­porters the sus­pected mo­tive was ei­ther busi­ness ri­valry, revenge, or a tar­get killing.

“We are still in­ves­ti­gat­ing who the sus­pects are, but the mo­tives could be busi­ness ri­valry, revenge, or one or more of the vic­tims could have been a tar­get,” he said.—AFP

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