Indonesia Arrests 11 Suspected Terrorists Planning Attack on US Embassy

October 27, 2012

Indonesian police arrested 11 suspected terrorists on Saturday allegedly planning attacks on the US embassy and an American consulate, a spokesman said.

“The group’s objectives were to attack the US embassy in Jakarta and consulate-general in the eastern Javanese city of Surabaya,” national police spokesman Suhardi Alius told reporters.

Alius said the group was also targeting a building in the capital near the Australian embassy where US mining giant Freeport-McMoRan has an office.

“We also confiscated an explosive device from a home in the town of Madiun in eastern Java, as well as explosive materials and a bomb-making manual,” Alius said.

Read full article Videos:

Comments are closed.