08 Jul '11, 2am

Malaysia police kill hostage taker at kindergarten

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A machete-wielding man who took 30 children and four teachers hostage for six hours in a Malaysian kindergarten has died after being shot by police, an official said Friday. None of the captives was harmed during the tense hostage drama Thursday in the southern city of Muar in Johor state. Muar police Chief Mohammed Nasir Ramli said Loi Hui Chung died in a hospital Thursday night, five hours after being shot in the head by a single bullet. Loi, 40, was unemployed and had been previously detained in drug-related cases, Nasir said. Police are investigating whether he was the person who attacked and injured children outside two other kindergartens in the area in the past two years, Nasir said. During negotiations with police Thursday, Loi threatened to kill the children unless he was given a gun, said another police officer who declined to be nam...

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