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Violence in Jakarta, Ambon and Sulawesi, same terror plan, says Poso Police

Concern is a growing about an Indonesia-wide terror operation after the arrest of three al-Qaeda suspects. Violence in Mamasa regency, the conflict in Ambon and the bombings at the Marriott Hotel in Jakarta could be linked and have the same instigators. That possibility was raised by the Poso police after the arrest of three al-Qaeda suspects; should it prove correct, it would confirm the existence of a large-scale, Indonesia-wide terror plot. Sholeh Hidayat, police Chief in Poso (Central Sulawesi), confirmed the capture of three suspected terrorists—Suryadi, 32, from East Java; Saifullah, 38, from Central Java; and Hamman, 37, from East Java—on April 30 in the village of Pandajaya, in the sub-district of South Pamona. The three were in possession of detonators, explosives and two home-made guns with 15 bullets. Full Story

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