12 July 2017

News Story: Indonesia bomb maker wanted to join Philippine fight — police

JAKARTA  – Indonesian police say a man whose homemade bomb accidentally exploded in the West Java city of Bandung was obsessed with the idea of joining Islamic State group-affiliated militants who have occupied parts of Marawi City in Mindanao since May.

West Java police spokesman Yusri Yunus said yesterday that 21-year-old Agus Wiguna was arrested following the explosion Saturday at his rented house and was probably acting alone.

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