30 Jun '17, 2pm

Two Indonesia policemen stabbed in second such militant attack in a week - The Straits Times

Two Indonesia policemen stabbed in second such militant attack in a week - The Straits Times

JAKARTA - Two Indonesian policemen were injured after a militant attacked them with a bayonet during Friday evening prayers at a mosque near the police headquarters in South Jakarta. The assailant struck at about 7.40pm local time on Friday (June 30) at Masjid Falatehan where many officers had gathered to pray. He brandished the knife and rushed towards the officers shouting “Allahu Akbar”, which means God is great in Arabic. He was shot and killed during the assault, while the two police officers were rushed to hospital, said national police spokesman Setyo Wasisto. Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up Inspector-General Setyo said Friday's incident was similar to the attack on by two miltants, who stabbed and killed a policeman last Sunday after infiltrating a police station in Medan, North Sumatra. One of the suspects was said to have fought in the Mid...

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