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Malaysian police 'capture senior militant'

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Malaysian police on Friday captured three men allegedly involved in militant activities, including a senior leader trained by the extremist group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines, an official said. 

A police patrol car patrols the streets of Kuala Lumpur, on June 29, 2008

Police deputy inspector general Bakri Zinin said the trio, aged between 29 and 31, were arrested during an anti-terror swoop in the town of Sandakan in Sabah state on Borneo island.

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