Mil­i­tants planned new year’s as­sault

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

In­done­sian mil­i­tants sup­port­ing Is­lamic State planned to at­tack a po­lice post on New Year’s Eve with ma­chetes and knives, a po­lice spokesman said on Mon­day. The plot was bro­ken up af­ter po­lice ar­rested two of the would-be at­tack­ers who led them to their hide­out, where po­lice shot dead their two co-con­spir­a­tors on Sun­day af­ter po­lice said they tried to at­tack of­fi­cers with ma­chetes.

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