1 killed, 13 injured in Malaysian night club blast
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Malaysian police say one person died and 13 others injured when a hand grenade blew up om Thursday outside a night club at a popular tourist belt in the country’s largest city Kuala Lumpur.
A senior police official, who declined to be named as he isn’t authorized to speak to the media, says the pre-dawn explosion in the Bukit Bintang area was believed to be due to gang fight and was “not a terrorism act.”
He says police also found a second hand grenade under a car after it failed to explode.
Another police official, who also spoke on condition of anonymity, said on Thursday that a Malaysian succumbed to his injuries and died, while 13 others including foreigners from Thailand, China and Singapore were hospitalized.