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Malaysian police says IS militants trained in Thailand and other neighboring countries


Malaysian police disclosed on Thursday (Feb 8) that several Islamic State (IS) militants detained since 2013 received bomb-making training in several countries, including Thailand, New Straits Times Online reports.

Federal Police Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Division principal assistant director Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay told the media that the IS militants, including two women, had good contacts in other countries, especially Thailand and they had received training from militants in Thailand, Indonesia and other neighbouring countries.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

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