Malaysia Arrests Suspected Bomb Maker, Six Others Over Alleged Terror Plots

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Malaysian police announced the arrest of a suspected Filipino bomb maker they said had ties to the militant group Abu Sayyaf and the separate arrests of six Malaysians involved in alleged terror plots by Islamic extremists. The arrests add to hundreds carried out by Malaysia in recent years to disrupt Islamic militancy. Authorities fear that Islamic State fighters returning home from defeat in the Middle East will take part in like-minded groups in Southeast Asia or inspire people to sow lone-wolf attacks. Police said in a weekend statement that they…

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