Four shot dead after attack on police in Indonesia; officer killed

  • Wednesday 16, May 2018 in 4:07 PM
Sharjah24 – dpa: Police in Indonesia shot dead four assailants who rammed their car into a police headquarters in Riau province on Wednesday and attacked those inside with machetes.
A police officer was killed and two others were injured in the attack in the provincial capital Pekanbaru, Riau police spokesman Sunarto said. One journalist working at the headquarters was injured, he said.
 
One attacker who fled the scene was later captured.  
 
This was the latest in a string of militant attacks that has hit the country since Sunday.