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Suspected Bandung terrorist dies en route to hospital: Police

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Jakarta | Mon, February 27, 2017 | 06:21 pm
Suspected Bandung terrorist dies en route to hospital: Police Policemen try to pacify a suspected terrorist in the Arjuna subdistrict office in Bandung, West Java on Feb. 27 after a cooking pot was blown up in a nearby public park. No fatalities were reported. (Antara/Novrian Arbi)

A man who authorities suspect blew up a cooking pot in Pandawa Park in Arjuna subdistrict in Bandung on Monday died en route to Sartika Asih Police Hospital after police shot him, West Java Police spokesperson Sr. Comr. Yusri Yunus said.

“He was in critical condition and he died en route to the hospital,” Yusri said Monday as quoted by Antara news agency.

The police took the suspect to the hospital from the Arjuna subdistrict office at about 12 noon after an officer shot him.

“He was shot once in the front,” Yusri said.

After allegedly blowing up a cooking pot in Pandawa Park, the suspect tried to escape from the police in the Arjuna subdistrict office in Cicendo district, Bandung, West Java. The suspect tried to set fire to the second floor of the office before the police shot him. No fatalities were reported from the attack. (evi)

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