[PHOTOS] Bomb Explosion At Movida IOI Puchong Leaves 8 Injured

The police have classified the case as attempted murder.

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These two suspects are wanted for the Movida Puchong bombing

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Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has urged the public to help provide information on the whereabouts of two other suspects believed to be involved in the grenade blast at the Movida nightclub in Puchong on 28 June.

Their details and photographs were released to the media yesterday, 4 July.

The two men were identified as Md Saifuddin Muji, 28, from Rengit, Johor, and Jasanizam Rosni, 33, from Batu Pahat, Johor.

Members of the public who have any information about them can contact Inspector Mohd Badri Othman (016-533206) or Inspector Noorfauza Ibrahim (018-3538748), or head to the nearest police station.

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Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar

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The police have confirmed today that the Movida nightclub bombing in Puchong on 28 June was an ISIS attack.

"Based on our investigations, we found there is truth to the involvement of ISIS elements in the incident," Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar was quoted as saying by Malaysiakini.

According to Khalid, as reported by The Star Online, the attack was carried out by locals who were directly instructed by ISIS member Muhamad Wanndy Mohamad Jedi from Syria.

Two of the suspects related to the Puchong attack have been remanded by the police and they are still looking for the whereabouts of the two other suspects.

The police had initially dismissed allegations that the incident was an act of terror, saying that it could be gang-related.

28 JUNE: At least eight people were injured in an explosion at the Movida Bar and Lounge in IOI Boulevard, Puchong, early morning today

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"Four men and four women were injured, including a female Chinese national, from the explosion," Selangor deputy police chief (DPC) Datuk Abdul Rahim Jaafar told reporters at the scene.

According to the police, the incident reportedly occurred at about 2.15am on Tuesday, 28 June.

Local media reported that a staff member at Movida said that there were more than 20 patrons at the outlet, which was screening the Euro 2016 match between Spain and Italy, when the explosion happened.

The Star reported that Abdul Rahim has given the confirmation that the gory explosion was caused by a hand grenade

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"What we know for now is that there were two suspects involved, one of them were seen hurling an object believed to be the hand grenade towards the crowd and ran away."

Investigators found the grenade’s safety lever at the explosion site while the safety pin was discovered along the main road facing the bar.

It was learnt that the police canine unit, Bukit Aman’s bomb disposal unit and officers from the forensic unit are examining the area for evidence and is working on tracing the suspects

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At the time of writing, the authorities are still inspecting the scene as Movida staffs have started cleaning up

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The police have also dismissed allegations that the incident was an act of terror, and they are investigating whether the attack was fueled by business rivalry, vengeance, or if the suspects were targeting specific individuals at the nightspot.

The case is being investigated as attempted murder.

This is a developing story. Come back for more updates.

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