21 Jul '11, 4am

Terrorists threatened S’pore embassy in Jakarta #Singapore

Terrorists threatened S’pore embassy in Jakarta #Singapore

The Singapore embassy in Jakarta. (AFP photo) Indonesian officials said on Wednesday that a group of 11 recently-arrested terrorist suspects were threatening to attack Singaporeans exiting the country's embassy in Jakarta . However, no concrete embassy attack plans had been found, said Ansyaad Mbai, the chief of the Indonesian National Anti-Terror Agency (BNPT). "We did not find any proof of surveys or maps," he said in an interview, noting that embassies have always been conventional targets. "It was just a threat." The 11 suspects were captured in Java about two weeks ago, and are thought to be members of a terror cell network led by 41-year-old Abu Umar alias Zulfikar , a known extremist. Weapons including pistols, rifles, silencers and at least one sub-machine gun were found with them, alongside their accompanying ammunition. BNPT deputy Brigadier-General Petrus Golose...

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