Tuesday morning turned out be a tragic one as eight people ended up with injury after a hand grenade exploded on the front porch of Movida Bar and Lounge in IOI Boulevard, Puchong at 2.30am. The injured patrons were at the bar watching a Euro 2016 football match when the incident happened.

There were more than 20 patrons at the outlet when the explosion took place according to one of Movida’s staff members. “What we know for now is that there were two suspects involved, one of them was seen hurling an object believed to be the hand grenade towards the crowd and ran away,” Selangor deputy police chief Datuk Abd Rahim Jaafar told reporters at the scene.

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He also said that four women, and for men were injured from the explosion. The authorities are still conducting their investigation to determine the motive for the attack. “At this point it could be anything, the attack could have been fuelled by revenge or the suspects could have been targeting specific individuals at the bar,” he said.

The grenade’s safety lever was found at the explosion site while the safety pin was uncovered along the main road. It was also reported that a car located about 30 metres from the nightspot was damaged from the blast.

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Source: The Malay Mail Online