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Malaysian Hostage Crisis

In August 1975, Japanese Red Army militants took 53 people hostage in Kuala Lumpur.

In August 1975, Japanese Red Army militants took 53 people hostage when they stormed the AIA building in downtown Kuala Lumpur. We hear from two people caught up in the crisis.

(Photo: A Japanese Red Army militant with two hostages before boarding a bus to go to the airport, Kuala Lumpar, August 1975. Credit: AP)

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