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Car jockey in Bukit Bintang grenade attack dies

A car jockey, who was among 14 people injured in a grenade attack at Sun Complex in Bukit Bintang, died of his wounds on Thursday.

City CID chief Senior Asst Comm Gan Kong Meng said Tiong Kwang Yie, 36, died after being treated in the intensive care unit at a hospital following the 4.25am blast, reported The Star.

Tiong, from Sibu, Sarawak, was among the injured who were rushed to the hospital after the attack outside the Cherry Blossom night club at Jalan Bintang.

The others included two Chinese nationals, two Singaporeans and a Thai. 

They are receiving treatment at Hospital Kuala Lumpur and Gleneagles Hospital. 

Ravindran Chetavelu, 49, (pix), one of the Bukit Bintang bomb blast victims, awaiting medical attention at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital. Photo: NST

A second explosive was detonated by the bomb disposal squad in the Bukit Bintang area, reported New Straits Times.

 A bomb disposal robot (front) is deployed after a grenade exploded in front of the Sun Complex in Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur on October 9, 2014.

 A bomb disposal robot (front) is deployed after a grenade exploded in front of the Sun Complex in Jalan Bintang, Kuala Lumpur on Oct, 2014. Photo: AFP

City deputy CID chief Asst Comm Khairi Ahrasa said gangsters could have been behind the explosion but police are investigating the case from all angles.

Source: The Star, New Straits Times

Related report: Blast in KL shopping area injures 14, including 2 S'porean tourists

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