Female tourist injured after over 50 taxi drivers attack car she was in at KL

An Iranian couple and their Uber driver were ambushed by a group of more than 50 taxi drivers in KL Sentral on Jun 21.

According to China Press via Free Malaysia Today, the couple had only just touched down in Malaysia when they used the Uber service.

As soon as they got into the Uber car, the large group of cabbies, who had been hiding, 'pounced' on them.

The couple and driver were pulled out of the vehicle before the suspects used rocks to break the car window.

The injured female tourist was subsquently taken to Kuala Lumpur Hospital for treatment.

The incident has been classified as a crime and is currently under police investigation.