Search for terrorists to continue in East Java

July 24, 2013
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JAKARTA, Indonesia – Police Chief General Timur Pradopo said Monday (July 22nd) he will continue to search for any remaining terrorist elements in East Java after the arrest of two terrorists in Tulungagung, local media reported.

Timur said he will investigate if other networks exist in the province, reported. Earlier on Monday, police arrested two terrorists and killed two others who tried fighting back. Timur added that the group was from a Poso terrorist network.

East Java Police Chief Unggung Cahyono told reporters the four had spent three months in East Java, in which time they visited Surabaya, Lamongan, Magetan and Tulungagung, according to He added the terrorists had been monitored since arriving in Tulungagung.

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