Indonesian security minister attacked by man with knife
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  • 13:30 10 October 2019

Indonesian security minister attacked by man with knife

A man wielding a knife attacked Indonesia’s chief security minister Wiranto on Thursday, during a visit to the town of Pandeglang in Banten province on the island of Java, images from police and television showed, ONA reports citing Reuters.

Indonesian national police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo confirmed the incident and told media the perpetrator had been arrested and an officer had been hurt. No further details were immediately available.

The minister had been taken to hospital, media said.

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