26 June 2017

News Story: Indonesia arrests 41 suspected militants in May attack

Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesian police announced on June 22 that they have arrested 41 suspected militants following last month’s suicide bombings in Jakarta that killed and injured 15 people.

According to national police spokesman Major General Setyo Wasisto, nine of them have been named as suspects in connection with the May 24 attack targeting police. Five people were released due to a lack of evidence.

The militants were detained in terrorism crackdowns in Jakarta and the neighbouring provinces of West Java, Banten, Sumatra island and West Nusatenggara, Wasisto said.

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