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Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2009-08-08

Indonesian police say they have killed two suspected Islamic militants and seized up to 500 kg of bombs during a raid near the capital Jakarta. Police say the victims had carried out last month's deadly attacks on two luxury hotels.

AFP - Indonesian police have killed two suspected Islamic militants and seized up to 500 kg of bombs after a raid on a house in the Bekasi area near the capital Jakarta, police spokesman Nanan Soekarna said on Saturday.
 
Soekarna also said that police had identified the two suicide bombers -- a 19 year-old man and 28 year-old man -- who carried out deadly attacks on two luxury hotels in the capital Jakarta last month.

Date created : 2009-08-07

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