Expert: Abu Sayyaf will regroup


KOTA KINABALU: The Abu Sayyaf militant group, displaced after the death of its commander Al Habsi Misaya, is expected to regroup un­­der a different face or employ different methods, warns a security expert.

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Strategic Security Research Centre head Dr Zaini Othman cautioned that it was only a matter of time before the militants regroup under a different face or change their modus operandi to carry out acts of terror, including kidnappings.

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