Robbers bomb ATM in Bangi, flee empty-handed

  • Nation
  • Friday, 10 May 2019

BANGI (Bernama): Two masked men used explosives on an automatic teller machine (ATM) in Wisma Unikeb, setting off two explosions but failed to make off with either money or machine.

Kajang district police chief ACP Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof said police were alerted to the incident at 8pm.

"Preliminary investigation found that the suspects, believed to be two men, came in a car and tried to blow up an ATM machine with explosives.

"We are in the process of identifying the explosives used," he said when met by reporters at the scene of the incident on Thursday night.

However, he said the suspects failed to make off with the ATM machine after setting off two explosions on the machine at 7.53pm.

ACP Ahmad Dzaffir said police were scrutinising the closed circuit camera recordings in the area and had roped in the bomb disposal unit to find clues as to the identities of the suspects.

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