Malaysia Detains 15 More Suspected Islamic State Members

March 25, 2016 12:29 AM

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Malaysian police have detained 15 more suspected Islamic State members, who police alleged planned to launch attacks and tried to obtain chemicals to make bombs.

National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said in a statement late Thursday that the 15, aged between 22 and 49, included four women, a police official, an airplane technician, a mosque cleric and a student.

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