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‘Some youths just want to be heroes’


KUALA LUMPUR: Some youths are susceptible to the lure of Islamic State’s brand of militancy because they want to fulfil their heroic aspirations, says a forensic psychiatrist.

Prof Dr Mohamed Hatta Shaharom said that being young, they have less commitments and dependents and the thought of having an adventure in another country was attractive to them.

   

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