Car bomb attack plan in Klang Valley foiled


Nabbed: Counter Terrorism officers detaining a Malaysian extremist (centre) during a raid in Kepong.

KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic State (IS) militants had planned large-scale car bomb attacks on targets in the Klang Valley but Bukit Aman managed to thwart these with the arrest of two extremists.

The two – a 41-year-old Malaysian factory technician and a 28-year-old Indonesian farmer – were among seven people detained by the Counter Terrorism Division in the city and Selangor in multiple raids from Feb 21 to Feb 26.

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