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Police thwart JI bomb plans

Australian and Indonesian police say they have foiled a terrorist plot being planned by the al-Qa’ida-linked terror group Jemaah Islamiah, seizing more than a tonne of the deadly explosive potassium chloride and arresting seven men. Indonesia’s crack counter-terrorism squad, Detachment 88, also seized a large amount of circuitry similar to that used to carry out suicide bombings, as it scoured the city of Yogyakarta hunting for the emir of JI, Abu Dujana. The haul included 30 sacks of explosives, 50kg of TNT, two jerrycans of liquid chemicals, 193 detonators, and 43 circuits that could be used for suicide bombings. Full Story

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