The primary incident occurred on Friday, when a PT-91M Twardy tank stalled with engine issues on a freeway close to the nation’s Parliament constructing, the military mentioned in an announcement Saturday.
Lower than 24 hours later, an armored prime mover — used primarily for towing heavy weapons — broke down on a busy highway exterior the Nationwide Museum within the coronary heart of the capital.
A workforce of mechanics accomplished restore work by 12:30 p.m. native time Sunday, the military mentioned. The automobile then continued on its journey to Dataran Merdeka, or Independence Sq., the place Malaysian Independence Day celebrations shall be held on August 31. Each automobiles had been concerned in rehearsals for the parade, the military mentioned.
“The military apologizes for the 2 incidents and can be certain that this doesn’t occur once more,” the military assertion mentioned. “However ought to it recur, a standby restoration workforce shall be dispatched to the placement as rapidly as attainable to tow the stricken automobile away to be able to keep away from site visitors jams.”