An elderly couple was killed after the motorcycle they were on exploded. The explosion is believed to have been caused by a home-made bomb.
The incident occurred at Jalan Pulai in Malaysia on Wednesday morning.
According to a report in The Star Online, the couple were known as Ah Mok and his wife Kim Fong to local residents were both rubber tappers in their seventies.
District police chief Superintendent Saiful Bahri Abdullah said preliminary investigations into the 9.30am incident, showed that the bomb was home-made and placed on the motorcycle.
“The blast was very powerful,” he said, adding that remains of the victims were strewn all over the road.
“The motorcycle was totally destroyed and a forensic investigation unit from Kuantan will be assisting investigations,” he said.
Supt Saiful Bahri also warned the public not to speculate or politicise the incident and that the incident had no religious, racial or political motivation.