Six terror suspects killed in gunfight

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East Java: According to the information given by the official, in a gunfight with the police in Indonesia’s East Java where six terror suspects were killed and the suspects were members of Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD).

As per the reports given by the media, National Police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar said the killed terrorists were members of Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) cornered in a rice plantation of Tuban regency after firing at two traffic police yesterday.

Amar said the standoff started around 10 a.m. on Saturday when they fired at two Tuban policemen from a car.

During the chase, they got out of the car and fled into the rice field where they were eventually shot dead by mobile brigade and counter-terrorism police.

The police seized the suspects’ car, six firearms, and dozens of 9 mm bullets, four cell phones, a two-way radio, knives and terror-related propaganda material.

“The attack is an order from Zainal Anshori, JAD leader, as a revenge of his arrest by counter-terrorism police on Friday,” Amar said.

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Four of the dead have been identified as Adi Handoko, Satria Aditama, Yudhistira Rostiprayogi, and Endar Prasetyo.

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