Police officers point at a hole through which 20 ethnic Uygurs escaped from an immigration detention centre in Sadao district in the southern Thai province of Songkhla in November. Photo: AFP

11 Uygur escapees from Thai jail detained in Malaysia, and China wants them back, sources say

Kuala Lumpur said to have captured the Muslim prison breakers in recent weeks and now in talks on the issue with Beijing

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Police officers point at a hole through which 20 ethnic Uygurs escaped from an immigration detention centre in Sadao district in the southern Thai province of Songkhla in November. Photo: AFP
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