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New terror attack by Jemaah Islamiah feared

Authorities across south-east Asia were on Tuesday increasing security because of new fears of attack by Jemaah Islamiah, the al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group blamed for last year’s Bali bombings. The increased vigilance came as the Philippine government offered a $93,000 (€83,000, £58,000) reward for information leading to the recapture of Fathur Rohman al-Ghozi, a JI leader who escaped from a Manila police detention centre on Monday. Together with the explosion of a bomb the same day within the compound of the Indonesian parliament, and recent raids in Indonesia, the escape has raised anxieties across the region. Mr al-Ghozi, 32, who escaped with two suspected Muslim rebels from the high-security Manila complex, had been one of the first leaders of JI to be arrested. Full Story

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