2 alleged terrorists killed in exchange of fire with police in Indonesia, 7 nabbed
15 May 2018, 23:13 ( 5 days ago)
Two alleged militants were shot dead in an exchange of fire with an anti-terror squad of Indonesian police on Tuesday in North Sumatra province, local media reported.
The shootings occurred at 16 : 53 p.m. Jakarta time when the squad attempted to arrest the two persons, named only Beni and Syaiful, who were visiting their fellows in Tengku Mansyur General Hospital in Tanjung Balai town.
Seven other alleged terrorists were captured in three separate places, including Tanjung Balai, Tanjung Bali Selatan and Teluk Nibung sub-districts.
The shooting and arrests followed a series of terrorist attacks in Surabaya city, the provincial capital of East Java on Sunday and Monday, that killed 28 people and injured dozens others.