Islamic State cells now operating in Malaysia, says anti-terror chief

State terrorists no longer act as lone wolves but have organised themselves into cells in Malaysia, police said today.

Special Branch Counter-Terrorism chief Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said the first cell detected in Malaysia was the group targeting the “Better Beer Festival” in September.

He said the cells usually have between three and 10 members and have no direct links to IS, which operates in the Middle East.

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Source: The Malaysian Insight