China News Service, December 7 (Xinhua) According to Reuters, Indonesian authorities said on the 7th that a militant broke into the Bandung police station with a knife and blew himself up shortly after, killing two people and injuring several others.
Indonesian Metro TV and many other local media reported that a huge explosion occurred at the Bandung police station, the police station was destroyed, debris of buildings were scattered on the ground, and thick smoke billowed from the scene.
West Java police spokesman Ibrahim Tompo said the blast killed the suspect and a police officer and wounded eight others, including a police officer and a civilian.
Ibn Suhendra of Indonesia's anti-terrorism agency pointed out that the extremist organization Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) may be behind the attack.
He said JAD had previously carried out similar attacks in Indonesia.
The Indonesian government enacted a tough new anti-terrorism law in 2019 after JAD carried out a series of suicide bombings in the country.