Singapore is still on ISIS terror threat list: President

Singapore is still on ISIS terror threat list: President

Ibtimes·2018-01-28 10:10

President Halimah Yacob Reuters

The Islamic militant group ISIS planned to attack Singapore twice in 2016 but their plan of the same was ruined by security agencies. President Halimah Yacob recently in a speech said that the south-east Asian country might witness such terror threats in future as well.

According to Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) reports, in terms of terror threats Singapore remains a key target of the jihadist group and the Singapore Terrorism Threat Assessment Report 2017 has stated that ISIS happens to be the most serious threat to Singapore.

During the inaugural Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circle (IRCC) Convention held at Suntec City Convention, Halimah said that the country might witness more cases of wrong religion preaching and terror threats.

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