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Malaysian soldiers injured after ceiling collapses at DSA grand finale

Published on Apr 17, 2014 9:21 PM

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Two army personnel were injured when a portion of a ceiling on the second floor balcony of the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) collapsed.

The incident occurred during an army demonstration held in conjunction with the Defence Services Asia (DSA) exhibition at about 5pm on Thursday.

The demonstration, dubbed "Malaysian Army Live Demonstration" involved the firing of high-powered weapons and bombs held just outside PWTC.

Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department deputy director Azizan Ismail said the army personnel suffered minor injuries.

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