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Four men 'admit killing' British students in Borneo

Four men arrested in Malaysia over the fatal stabbings of two British medical students have admitted the crime, a police chief has said.

Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger, who were both 22 and studying at Newcastle University, were reportedly involved in an argument at a bar in Kuching before the attack.

Deputy police commissioner Chai Khin Chung said police had now finished their investigation after the men confessed to the stabbings.

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Students were 'set to return to Britain this month'

Two British medical students, who were stabbed to death in Malaysia, were undergoing training at a local hospital and were set to return to Britain later this month, according to a local report.

The Britons were reportedly found with stab wounds in the chest and back at 4.15am local time after arguing with four Malaysian men.

The suspects reportedly pursued the two suspects in a car before the attack.

A restaurant worker called police after witnessing the incident, the report added.

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