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Ku Nan: Popular KL tourist spots under threat of terrorist attack

PUTRAJAYA: Popular tourist spots such as Bangsar, Publika and Bukit Bintang are among the possible locations under threat of terror attacks, says Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (pic).

The Federal Territories Minister said that the authorities were aware of this and if needed, the Ministry would work with the police to beef up security in these areas.

“We are aware of the threats and we are on standby for any possible event,” he said Sunday morning after officiating the Federal Territories flag campaign in conjunction with the FT Day celebration.

Tengku Adnan said popular shopping and tourist spots such as The Curve, Solaris, Hartamas and KL Tower were also being targeted.

“We will look into engaging the Defence Ministry to secure popular tourist and leisure hot spots if the need arises,” he added.

He said that the motive of these groups was to destabilise popular tourist countries and create fear, similar to the recent attack in Jakarta, Indonesia.

He urged the public to come forward if they noticed anything suspicious or if they have information on any terror-linked activities.-THESTAR

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