IGP Confirm First Ever IS Link To Movida Nightclub Blast

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 4 – Police have confirmed that the grenade attack at the Movida bar at a Puchong mall last week was the first ever successful Islamic State (IS) terrorist group attack on Malaysian soil. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said two male suspects were arrested last week and the police are searching for another two suspects believed to be involved in the June 28 attack. 

“The attack, which left eight people injured, was carried out by locals who were directly instructed by IS member Muhamad Wanndy Mohamad Jedi from Syria. Since the attack on June 28 to July 1, we have arrested 15 male terrorism suspects,” he told reporters here today.

“The suspect were included the two men who threw the hand grenade at Movida cafe on the night of the incident. We were able to arrest the two of them and they are still detained. Besides that, it was confirmed that two of the 15 were also policemen,” he added.

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