Another 13 Malaysians arrested for militant activities

Another 13 Malaysians arrested for militant activities
Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Kobane, where Syrian Kurds are battling fighters from the Islamic State.

KUALA LUMPUR - Another 13 Malaysians, believed to be linked to Islamic State militants, have been arrested, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said.

In a brief press conference at the federal police headquarters in Bukit Aman, Wednesday, Khalid said the suspects were detained at several locations in Shah Alam on Tuesday.

"We are constantly monitoring these kinds of activities. Militancy and terrorism have no place in this country," he said.

The latest arrests bring the number of Malaysians arrested for militant activities since the April 28 to 36.

The militants were detained by Bukit Aman Special Branch Counter Terrorism Division in multiple raids.

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