Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Letupan di pusat beli-belah di Subang Jaya, empat cedera

KUALA LUMPUR: Satu letupan kuat di pusat beli-belah Empire Shopping Gallery, dekat Subang Jaya, awal pagi tadi menyebabkan empat cedera setakat ini.

Kejadian jam 3.40 pagi itu turut menyebabkan kerosakan teruk beberapa premis termasuk rangkaian cafe terkenal dengan bumbung dan kaca beberapa premis lain runtuh dan pecah.

Four injured in shopping mall blast in Subang

SUBANG JAYA: Four people were injured while more than 300 people rescued and evacuated when an explosion occurred inside the Starbucks outlet at the Empire Subang here early Wednesday.

The scene after the blast. Pix courtesy of Goh Chien Hui

Four people, who were also trapped in the lower ground floor of the shopping complex that also houses a boutique hotel, were rescued by firemen from the Subang Jaya Fire and Rescue Department.

The 3.45am gas tank explosion that happened at the outlet located on the lower ground floor also damaged two other floors of the complex.

The injured, including a Nepali security guard and a local, who sustained cuts caused by falling shattered glass, were sent to the hospital for treatment.

The scene after the blast. Pix courtesy of Goh Chien Hui

Subang Jaya Fire and Rescue Department station chief Mohd Khairi Daud said firemen from Subang Jaya were assisted by their colleagues from PJ and surrounding areas in evacuating the hotel guests numbering more than 300 people.

The Star Online



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