12 Nov '11, 4pm

Three terror suspects arrested in Indonesia

Three terror suspects arrested in Indonesia

JAKARTA: Indonesia arrested three men on Saturday over alleged links to a terror group accused of planning an attack on the Singapore embassy in the capital Jakarta, police said. National police spokesman Saud Usman Nasution said the arrests took place in Tangerang city on the outskirts of Jakarta. One of the suspects was shot in the leg by anti-terror police as he attempted to escape. "An investigation is still ongoing and we cannot reveal for the time being their involvement in terror," he said, adding that during the morning raid police seized two firearms and more than a dozen bullets. An unnamed anti-terror police officer told AFP the three were linked to 11 terror suspects arrested in July, including ringleader Abu Umar who planned the embassy attack. Umar had close links with Ahmad Sayid Maulana, killed in a police raid last year at his house, where police found a m...

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