Terrorist suspect killed, seven bombs found in a raid in Poso
A terrorist suspect was killed in a raid by the National Police Densus 88 counterterrorism unit in Kalora village, North Poso Pesisir district, Central Sulawesi, on Wednesday morning.
Identified as Jipo, alias Ibeng, the suspected terrorist died en route to hospital after being involved in a shootout with police in a house allegedly used as a hideout for terrorist groups.
Two others, named as Rahmad and Nasir, were detained.
The police also found seven viable explosive devices and seized a firearm in the house.
“We have defused the explosive devices,” Central Sulawesi Police chief Brig. Gen. Dewa Parsana said as quoted by tempo.co.
The police are still securing the area. (kes/iwa)