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Malaysia Police Confirm 3 Blasts, 2 Hurt Near Anwar Trial Court

January 09, 2012

Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Malaysian police confirmed three explosions took place near the Kuala Lumpur court house today where political opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was earlier acquitted of sodomy.

Two members of the public were injured in the incidents and taken to hospital, city police said on their Facebook page. Police are investigating, the statement said. Anwar had already left the area, according to Bloomberg reporters at the scene.

To contact the reporter on this story: Chong Pooi Koon in Kuala Lumpur at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Barry Porter at

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