Blast tragedy before grand opening

Firemen outside the complex after rescuing blast victims

Firemen outside the complex after rescuing blast victims

It was supposed to be a grand opening on Thursday for the largest AEON Jusco store in the country but it turned to tragedy Monday when a gas leak caused an explosion, causing the death of a supervisor and injuring 16 people,

Everything was in full swing with workers and tenants busy making final preparations for the opening when disaster struck just before 1pm at the complex in Jalan Lagenda, Bachang, Malacca. Continue Reading…


MELAKA, Dec 14 (Bernama) — A gas installation worker was killed and 19 others were injured, including three seriously, in an explosion believed to be caused by liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) leakage during testing at the Aeon Jusco shopping complex at Jalan Tun Razak-Peringgit, here today.

The incident happened at about 1pm at the food court area of the shopping complex which will be opened to the public this Thursday.

The dead was identified as Tau See Peng, 25, from Batu Pahat, Johor. Continue Reading…