Malaysian soldiers seen on patrol during an operation in Sabah state. Photo: Handout via EPA Malaysian soldiers seen on patrol during an operation in Sabah state. Photo: Handout via EPA
Malaysian soldiers seen on patrol during an operation in Sabah state. Photo: Handout via EPA
Malaysia

Malaysia captures eight Abu Sayyaf militants with help from the Philippines

  • The militants were arrested in Sabah state, where they fled in March because of military assaults on their bases in the southern Philippine province of Sulu
  • Philippine military officials said it was ‘highly possible’ that the group was planning to carry out kidnappings for ransom in Malaysia

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Malaysian soldiers seen on patrol during an operation in Sabah state. Photo: Handout via EPA Malaysian soldiers seen on patrol during an operation in Sabah state. Photo: Handout via EPA
Malaysian soldiers seen on patrol during an operation in Sabah state. Photo: Handout via EPA
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