2 more arrested in connection with foiled terror attack

MNDF officers during a bomb disposal training session. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Police have arrested two more in connection with a planned terrorist attack in the Maldives. 

According to police, those arrested are both local males aged 28 and 34. Police had earlier confirmed that a terror attack being planned had been foiled on November 11, based on intelligence information received. 

A total of six were arrested in connection with the attack. All of those arrested are local males. Some were arrested in Th. Thimarafushi while one was arrested from a boat at sea. 

Police did not specify details of the planned attack.