12 captured in Malaysia for suspected connections with IS

Twelve persons have been captured for suspected connections with the feared Islamic State fear assemble and grabbed a store of touchy gadgets amid assaults in two rural areas here, Malaysian police declared on Sunday, a day prior to the eve of key Southeast Asian summit.

The strikes were led in suburbia of Hulu Langat and the downtown area amid this weekend.

"They were getting ready for bringing about turmoil in the nation.

Explosives have been reallocated" Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar tweeted.

The suspects matured between 17 to 41 are connected to the Islamic State activist gathering and accepted to be plotting assaults on a few administration focuses in the nation, he said.

They were associated with plotting assaults on "vital focuses around the Klang valley", he included.

The explosives seized incorporated 20 kg of ammonium nitrate and 20 kg of potassium nitrate, an announcement by the police s said.

Security was elevated in Kuala Lumpur as pioneers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) began landing in Kuala Lumpur for the ASEAN summit, which opens formally on Monday.