15 June 2017

News Story: Indonesia warns against terrorism

Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesian Military Commander General Gatot Nurmantyo on June 13 revealed that the self-styled Islamic State (IS) is present in almost every province in the country.

Speaking with reporters in the capital city of Jakarta, Nurmantyo affirmed that IS operates in Indonesia as clandestine "sleeper cells”, but he warned that they could launch attacks at any time.

The general also said that militant groups affiliated with IS are also active in the country.

There is also a possibility that IS-linked militants fighting in Marawi city in the southern Philippines will come to Indonesia and unite with their terrorist fellows here, he said.

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