The witnesses also said that the suspected attackers were members of East Indonesia Mujahidin (MIT), based on the most-wanted persons’ photograph the police shown to them.
A spokesperson for the National Police, Brigadier General Awi Setiyono, said the security authorities hunted down the members of the MIT terror group which is led by Ali Kalora.
“Currently, about 100 members of the Tinombala Task Force from the Central Sulawesi’s Brimob [Mobile Brigade Corps] and TNI [Indonesian military] are in their pursuit of the terror group led by Ali Kalora,” Awi said.
(Writer: Rakhmat Nur Hakim | Editor: Bayu Galih)
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