14 May '11, 8am

Two terror suspects killed in Indonesia raid

JAKARTA: Indonesian police killed two terror suspects during a raid early Saturday, following an arrest of four suspected terrorists a day earlier over a series of recent terror incidents. "The two men on a motorcycle tried to escape and opened fire on police personnel," national police deputy spokesman I Ketut Untung Yoga Ana told AFP, adding that the suspects were killed on the spot. The incident took place in Sukoharjo in Central Java province at 01:15 am (1815GMT). During the exchange of fire, one of the suspected terrorists shot dead a food seller on the street, the police said. Police have arrested dozens of suspects allegedly part of a new militant cell believed to have been behind a series of recent incidents, including book bombs which were sent to Muslim moderates and counter-terrorism officials. The cell was also linked to a suicide bomb attack last month in a p...

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