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Several injured after explosion at Malaysia shopping mall

/ 06:00 PM December 04, 2018

Screengrab from video

KUCHING, Malaysia — Several people are believed to have been injured when an explosion rocked a shopping mall here on Tuesday (Dec 4) afternoon.

The fire and rescue personnel are at the scene attending to the injured.

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Witnesses say the explosion caused the ceiling at a section of the mall to collapse.

It is not known how many are injured. No one has been killed

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“It was very loud. At first I thought it was the weather but it sounded too loud. Then I felt some shaking and we were told to evacuate the building,” she said.

A victim, who only wanted to be known as Benny, said he was installing beverage equipment when it happened.

“The wall fell and hit me. Everyone was in a panic,” he said, adding that there were about 20 people in the vicinity during the time.

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