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  • Updated: December 07, 2022

One Killed As Suicide Bomber Attacks Indonesian Police Station

A suspected suicide bomber who was also armed with a knife detonated a device at a police station in West Java, killing one police officer and wounding several.

Indonesian authorities have said the attack took place Wednesday morning during roll call at the Astana Anyar police office in the city of Bandung, the provincial capital.

Bandung police chief Aswin Sipayung said; ”A man trespassed while wielding a sharp weapon, he was trying to get through to the police doing the roll call."

Ahmad Ramadhan, head of the public information bureau for the National Police, said Bandung police were investigating the incident in coordination with Indonesia’s counterterrorism unit.

Wednesday’s attack also wounded eight others, including one civilian, a spokesperson for the West Java police said.

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Quadri Adejumo
Quadri Adejumo

Quadri Adejumo is a reporter and a column writer. He covers news on World, Diaspora and Health.

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