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Southeast Asia casts security dragnet for fugitive JI bomber

Southeast Asian governments launched a massive security dragnet for a top Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) bomb-maker who bolted from a Philippine jail, as Western security partners warned of heightened threats to the region. Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, neighboring countries where Fathur Rohman al-Ghozi may try to reach if he eludes Philippine authorities, are cooperating in the hunt, officials said Tuesday. A “general alarm” has been raised by the Philippine military and police as well as intelligence agencies to find al-Ghozi, who on Monday escaped from a high-security cell inside Manila’s national police headquarters. Full Story

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