Penangite Suffers Burns After A Morning Cigarette Sparked An Explosion In His Flat
A man from George Town, Penang suffered severe burns and other injuries after an explosion erupted at his home
According to Timur Laut police chief ACP Che Zaimani Che Awang, the explosion is believed to have been caused by leaking gas
The explosion blasted the walls in two bedrooms, living room, and the one room separating the neighbouring unit
Lee is currently warded at Penang General Hospital to treat his injuries
He suffered injuries to his head, arm, body, and feet.
Three other family members, including Lee's daughter-in-law who is seven months pregnant, escaped unhurt during the incident.
New Straits Times reported that Paya Terubong assemblyman Yeoh Soo Hin has visited the family and they will be given a RM500 cash aid from the Welfare Department.