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Malaysia wants Syria to verify claim that 15 suspected Malaysian militants were killed

Published on Jun 26, 2014 10:25 AM
 
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar -- PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK 

BUKIT KAYU HITAM (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia wants Syria to verify its claim that its armed forces had killed 15 suspected Malaysian militants.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said both sides were in contact and exchanging information.

"We found out that Malaysians who went there for such activities usually travelled through three or four countries," he said, adding that police were also aware of militants in Malaysia trying to recruit new members.

The target were usually youths in their 20s, said Mr Khalid.

 
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