Eight injured in hand grenade attack in Malaysia restaurant

Police ruled out terror attack and said the blast is likely motivated by business rivalry among the local gangsters or a revenge attack.

By: PTI | Kuala Lumpur | Published: June 28, 2016 10:27:06 am
malaysia, malaysia attack, malaysia restaurant attack, malaysia terror attack, malaysia grenade attack, world news According to initial probe, the attackers threw the explosive at a couple in the outlet. (Courtesy: Google maps)

Eight people were injured after a hand grenade was thrown at a nightspot in a suburb near here today, police said, ruling out terrorism as a motive.

The explosion occurred at about 2.15 am in the front porch of Movida restaurant in busy Puchong district when some patrons in the restaurant were watching a Euro 2016 football match, police said.

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Police ruled out terror attack and said the blast is likely motivated by business rivalry among the local gangsters or a revenge attack.

According to initial probe, the attackers threw the explosive at a couple in the outlet.

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