Mahathir, who had been taking questions from the audience when the violence erupted, was escorted from the building and was unhurt, Syed Saddiq said.
Other politicians there were Dap adviser Lim Kit Siang, Dap secretary general Lim Guan Eng, PPBM president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and PPBM Youth chief Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman. More than a dozen people had died in a clash between followers of a Muslim sect and the police in Memali, Kedah, in 1985. If we want to delve in old issues, we can never unite.
Opposition lawmaker Azmin Ali said: "Najib is using gangsterism to shut Mahathir's mouth. This is a cowardly act".
It was not clear who was behind the violence but it illustrates that political tensions are rising before elections which Najib must call by mid-2018, and that Mahathir is viewed as a potent threat.
Mahathir has been spearheading calls for Najib to resign over a multibillion-dollar financial scandal in indebted state fund 1MDB, which is being investigated in several countries for money laundering. Najib did not attend the event.
Najib, whose United Malays National Organization has been in power at the head of a coalition since independence in 1957, and 1MDB deny wrongdoing.
Kirsty Gallacher arrested for drink driving
If I'm lucky enough to have one more then I'd be thrilled, as I don't feel like I have finished yet on the baby thing'. She had been on a night out the night before and was collecting her kids from her ex-husband's house.
Mahathir's party has joined the opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan, or Alliance of Hope. It last month announced a new leadership lineup, with Mahathir as chairman and his former rival Anwar Ibrahim - who is in jail - as overall leader.
The Tropical Depression is expected to stay well off to our east and will not impact our coast here in North Carolina. It's moving to the north-northwest at about 17 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour .
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However, the investigators continue to collect testimonies from witnesses in an attempt to locate the terrorist's first target. As she neared him, she pulled out a knife and attempted to stab him several times before he managed to get away.
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He was punched by a passer by, who then fled the scene and is being sought by police for causing bodily harm. That's this weekend's object lesson from Germany, a nation that knows a thing or two about Nazis.
The Spanish giants are scouting to find a replacement for departed Brazil star Neymar, who joined Paris Saint-Germain recently. Barcelona target Ousmane Dembele has had his Borussia Dortmund suspension extended indefinitely, the club have confirmed.
Burnley stun nine-man Chelsea, Aguero downs Brighton
The Italian was doing it again with his line-up, favouring Michy Batshuayi in attack to the £65 million new boy Alvaro Morata . That was until Luiz sprinted onto Morata's pass and volleyed in to bring the nine men to within a goal of Burnley .
Yuvraj Singh dropped, Manish Pandey back for ODIs, T20I
Meanwhile, Manish Pandey, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel and KL Rahul have also made a come back into the team. Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina were overlooked by the selectors, while Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant also missed the cut.
HBO offers $250000 to hackers, here's why
Smith, released another set of emails that were sent and received by HBO's vice president for film programming, Leslie Cohen. The network said: "In the spirit of professional cooperation, we are asking you to extend your deadline for one week".
Klopp left fuming with Britos's 'offside' goal
Klopp has already said that Coutinho will not be fit for Liverpool's Champions League qualifier in Hoffenheim on Tuesday. Roberto Firmino's penalty and a debut goal from Mohamed Salah put Liverpool ahead early in the second half.
Expect a cloudy, hot and humid Sunday
Highs will remain in the low 80s through early next week before climbing toward more seasonal norms by Wednesday and Thursday. The heat begins to build on Monday with isolated storms expected during the overnight hours Monday into Tuesday morning.
North Korea reacts to Trump comment
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has also sought to promote dialogue and diplomacy over military action. Mattis paused for a long moment Thursday before discussing the possibility of nuclear confrontation.
Votó el presidente Mauricio Macri
Ante la consulta de la ausencia de Cristina Fernández para emitir su voto , Macri evitó el tema y respondió: "Pregúntenle a ella". El mandatario nacional votó a las 11:29 hs. en la escuela Wenceslao Posse, ubicada en el barrio de Palermo .
North Korea funding nuclear arsenal through arms firm
"You have this guy [Trump] making bellicose threats against somebody else who has very little to lose over there", Ellison said . Gasps could be heard from the crowd of left-wing activists when Ellison made his remarks.