Eight hurt in Puchong explosion

Selangor police have confirmed that blast occurred at about 2.15am this morning on the front porch of the Movida Bar and Lounge in IOI Boulevard in Puchong. Photo credit Malay Mail Online/Firdaus Latif

Selangor police have confirmed that blast occurred at about 2.15am this morning on the front porch of the Movida Bar and Lounge in IOI Boulevard in Puchong. Photo credit Malay Mail Online/Firdaus Latif

KUALA LUMPUR: At least eight people were injured in an explosion believed to have been caused by a hand grenade near an entertainment outlet at IOI Boulevard, Puchong early today. \

The incident happened around 2.15am, while patrons were watching a Euro 2016 match.

Selangor deputy police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Jaafar said five of the victims were sent to Serdang Hospital and the rest, to Sunway Hospital.

“A car which was parked about 30m from the premises was damaged in the incident,” he told reporters at the scene where a police forensic unit team was seen carrying out an investigation.

Police are tracing the suspect.-BERNAMA

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