Indonesia arrests eight IS-linked terror suspects

The Indonesian Police’s anti-terror squad (Densus 88) on September 23 arrested eight terror suspects from different locations in Jakarta and Bekasi of West Java.

Authorities said the suspects were members of the Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD),which has links with the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS).

According to local media, seven of themwere captured in Bekasi, and the other was caught in Cilincing district, northernJakarta.


Spokesperson of Jakarta Police Argo Yuwono saidthat Densus 88 confiscated explosives and bomb-making materials during raidsconducted the same day, revealing that the suspects were planning a terrorattack./.VNA

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