FBI Helps Thais Arrest 4 Suspected Extremists
Four Pakistanis suspected of being members of an extremist group involved in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York have been arrested here, a newspaper reported today.
The Nation, an English-language paper, said the four were seized in a raid on an apartment by Thai immigration police and FBI agents.
Sources said that the four were suspected of planning to assassinate U.S. Ambassador William Itoh and launch a terrorist strike against the embassy here.
They were identified as Mohamad Rahim, 30, Hadja Pahu Sasa, 25, Hara Haj Husem, 26, and Hareef Husen, 25.