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Indonesian anti-terror squad nabs 3 terror suspects in Jakarta outskirts

Last update: 16/05/2018
 
JAKARTA, May 16 (Bernama) -- An anti-terror squad of Indonesian police arrested three militants in the outskirts of the country's capital on Wednesday after a series of suicide assaults in recent days killed 32 people, Xinhua news agency reported.

Two men and one woman were separately captured at two locations, Kunciran Induk and Kunciran Indah villages, police chief in Tanggerang town Senior Commissioner Harry Kurniawan said.

"The three were arrested in two places," he was quoted saying by local media.

During the arrest, the police seized a flag of the Daesh militant group and scores of weapons.

Daesh has claimed involvement in a series of attacks in three churches on Sunday in Surabaya city, the provincial capital of East Java, a suicide bombing in the police headquarters in the city on Monday, and a sword-wielding assault in the police headquarters in Riau province on Wednesday.....

 
 
 

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