Seventeen nabbed, terror plans thwarted

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  • Tuesday, 07 Apr 2015

End of the road: One of the 17 militants detained in a blitz by the Bukit Aman Special Branch Counter Terrorism Division in Kedah and Klang Valley.

KUALA LUMPUR: They had planned terror attacks on several landmarks in the city as they felt that Malaysia was a secular and non-Islamic state.

The leader, a 45-year-old former member of the terror group Kumpulan Militan Malaysia (KMM), went to Syria in August 2014 and returned to Malaysia in December.

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