Two suspected IS militants detained in Deep South

Two of the four suspected Islamic State (IS) militants wanted in Malaysia have been detained by Thai security forces in southern Thailand, but the two remaining two have escaped, said Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon today (April 18). He did not give any details of the two detainees, but said that they were being grilled by security forces to find out whether they were actually IS members or not. The deputy prime minister insisted that there was no IS terror cell in Thailand, but said that it was possible that the terror group might try to form a cell here, noting that the extremist militants had already tried in other countries. “They (IS militants) are trying and have a tendency to do because they had done in other countries.  But we have been closely monitoring and taking precautions regarding IS and terrorism which may occur especially in three southernmost provinces,”...


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