Object believed to be bomb found in rubbish dump near Brickfields


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): An object, believed to be a bomb, was found by members of the public at the rubbish dump of a residential area in Taman Sri Sentosa near here Wednesday (July 22) afternoon.

Brickfields OCPD Asst Comm Zairulnizam Mohd Zainuddin @ Hilmi (pic) said a team comprising Bukit Aman forensics personnel and Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU) members rushed to the scene to examine the object after receiving a distress call at 12.20pm Wednesday.

"The BDU managed to move the object resembling a bomb to a safer area to be destroyed. An initial investigation found that the object was a dummy bomb used for training.

"The probe is still ongoing, ” he said in a statement here.

Those with information regarding the case may call 03-2297 9222 to assist the investigation. - Bernama

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