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Jakarta Post

Police kill four suspects in North Sumatra gunfight

  • Apriadi Gunawan

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, October 3 2010   /  09:35 am

Four suspected terrorists were killed and another two were detained in a firefight with a police unit at a village in Deli Serdang regency on Saturday.An officer with the police’s Mobile Brigade Unit was injured in the one-hour-long battle.Three of the slain were identified as Taufik Hidayat, Zulkarnaen and Ojin. The identity of the fourth was not known.The four bodies and the two injured suspects were taken to Bhayangkara Hospital in Medan.North Sumatra Police chief Insp. Gen. Oegroseno said Taufik Hidayat had been on the police’s most-wanted list for his role in the recent fatal CIMB Niaga bank heist and
the Hamparan Perak police station ambush.The police confiscated a Type 56 assault rifle with four magazines, an FN gun and an M-16 rifle belonging to the late chief Brig. Immanuel Simanjuntak, who was shot dead during the CIMB Niaga bank robbery in August.The police conducted e...