Malaysian police thwart terror attack in India

May 16, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Police have foiled a plot to attack foreign missions in two Indian cities and arrested a South Asian terror suspect, AFP reported.

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    Police Deputy Inspector General Bakri Zinin said the man was arrested by the anti-terrorism unit just outside Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday (May 14th).

    Police had kept him under surveillance since December.

    "It (police monitoring) revealed that the suspect was involved in a plan to attack foreign consulates in Chennai and Bangalore, India," Bakri said.

    He added Indian security forces were informed of the impending terror attack and succeeded in arresting three suspects in India on April 29th.

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