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Malaysia arrests another woman allegedly linked to militant cell

Published on Apr 29, 2014 2:02 PM

KAJANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Another woman allegedly linked to a militant cell was arrested in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

He said the woman was among 10 suspects, including a widow, detained for allegedly planning to launch bomb attacks in Malaysia and other secular Muslim countries.

"She was arrested in the vicinity of KL this (Tuesday) morning. We are in the midst of tracking and identifying other members," he said this at a press conference here.

Mr Zahid said the suspects, aged between 25 and 56, were picked up in various locations in the country.

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