06 May 2017

News Story: Thailand stays vigilant about IS entering southern region

Bangkok (VNA) – Authorities of Thailand were on alert as it was possible that militants of the self-claimed Islamic State (IS) have entered the country’s southern region.

Earlier, Malaysian authorities wiped out a group of IS in Kelantan state and arrested six suspects, who admitted their involvement in smuggling fire arms from southern Thailand in more than one year to prepare for attacks in Malaysia and other countries.

Muhammad Muzafa, a member of the group, was believed to have fled to southern Thailand with many weapons.

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