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FBI Helps Thais Arrest 4 Suspected Extremists

<i> Associated Press</i>

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.

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