Explosion at Plaza Ramayana in Medan injures two

Explosion at Plaza Ramayana in Medan injures two

Personnel of the National Police's Mobile Brigade (Brimob) unit are on standby at the scene of the explosion at Plaza Ramayana in Medan (ANTARA/Nur Aprilliana Br Sitorus)

Due to the explosion, nearly 60 percent of the building was damaged.
Medan, N Sumatra (ANTARA) - Two people suffered injuries in an explosion that broke out at Plaza Ramayana in the North Sumatra provincial capital of Medan on Wednesday afternoon.

"Owing to the explosion, nearly 60 percent of the building was damaged," Manager of the Center for Disaster Control Operation of the Medan City Disaster Mitigation Office Drs Nurly stated.

The cause of the explosion at the Fountain Restaurant is yet unknown.

"The authorized agency continues to investigate the cause of the explosion," he stated.

The police has cordoned off the building with police line.

In the meantime, an anti-bomb squad of the Mobile Brigade (Brimob) unit of the North Sumatra Provincial Police has been sent to the scene.  Related news: North Sumatra governor urges community members to maintain calm
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