Indonesian police shot and killed a man wielding a machete and two pipe bombs after he attacked and injured three police officers in an assault inspired by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS).
The 21-year-old man stuck an ISIS logo on a traffic post before launching his attack, stabbing at officers wildly and throwing two pipe bombs towards them in the city of Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, according to police. The explosive devices did not detonate. Police shot him three times at a busy intersection.
The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on its official Amaq news agency, saying that “fighters from the Islamic State” had injured the policemen.
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