24 April : Explosion at Nibong Tebal! Police is investigating the incident that caused one injured at a campaign rally for GE13 in Penang..
About 3000 audience were there on Tuesday, Teng Hock Nan from Parti Gerakan Rakyat were to give speech. He was shocked in the middle of his speech, he heard the blasting.
“I could feel a vibration on the stage when the blast occurred. We feel political violence has been escalating in various forms since 2008,” Mr. Teng said. ” This form of violence goes against the democratic process.”
The 10.15pm explosion occurred at a pile of garbage waste located behind the main stage.
Explosion at BN talk, Nibong Tebal
A witness who wanted to be known as Michael, 39, he fortunately was not hit by flying debris,”
“The impact of the explosion saw rubbish strewn all over the place.”
The victim was rushed to the Sungai Bakap Hospital for treatment and is reported to be stable.