Malaysia Foiled ISIL Plan to Kidnap PM, Senior Officials

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  1. Falcon

    Falcon Major Staff Member Social Media Team

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    Authorities in Malaysia said they managed to foil a plan by the Islamic State to kidnap the country’s prime minister and two other senior cabinet officials, in exchange for ransom. According to the government of Malaysia, the Islamic State also planned to stage armed attacks throughout the country, including in major urban centers, such as Kuala Lumpur, the nation’s capital. News of the alleged plot was revealed in the Dewan Rakyat, the lower house of the Malaysian parliament, by Ahmad Zahid Hamid, the country’s deputy prime minister. He told members of parliament that Malaysian intelligence had managed to detect the plot, which had been planned for January 30, 2015, but that the government did not believe it was prudent to alarm the country until the investigation of the alleged plot had been finalized.

    http://intelnews.org/2016/03/16/01-1872/

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    T-123456 Captain Staff Member International Mod

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    Hard to believe,maybe some sympathizers or wannabees.
     
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