Militants from the ISIS-affiliated East Indonesia Mujahideen (MIT) terror group shot two police officers in Salubanga, Parigi Moutong, Central Sulawesi on Monday, December 31, 2018.
According to an interview with National Police spokesperson Brigadier General Dedi Prasetyo on Monday, December 31, the attackers are members of Poso terror group who are led by Ali Kalora.
A local resident was found beheaded near Salubose village the day before. According to authorities, the victim was allegedly killed by the terror group.
“The police officers were attacked by the group when they were evacuating the decapitated body,” the spokesman said.
The MIT terror group was previously led by Santoso who was also known as Abu Wardah. He was shot dead by police in jungle gunfight in July 2016.
“Our task force are still hunting the militants who ran away to the mountainous area,” the spokesman said.
Source: Metro TV News
Photo: Basri Marzuki/Antara
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