22 June 2017

News Story: Terror alert raised in Malaysia’s Sabah state

Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone should be on full alert of any threat to national security from the Islamic State (IS) or other extremist groups.

RMAF Air Operations Chief Lieutenant General Abdul Mutalib Abd Wahab gave the reminder on June 19 following the clash between Philippine troops and militant groups having close link to the IS in Marawi city.

Wahab said that some of the militants might have fled to Malaysia, thus RMAF personnel should be aware of what is happening within the border areas with neighbouring countries.

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