Soldiers carry Indonesian minister Wiranto on a stretcher to a waiting helicopter to be evacuated to Jakarta, in Pandeglang, Banten province. Photo: AP

Indonesian minister Wiranto’s stab wound ‘reached his intestines’: government adviser

  • Ex-constitutional court chief justice Mahfud MD, who is now a government adviser, revealed the seriousness of chief security minister Wiranto’s injuries from an attack by an IS sympathiser this week
  • The attacker was already under police surveillance and had recently bought a set of ‘Ninja-style’ knives online
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Soldiers carry Indonesian minister Wiranto on a stretcher to a waiting helicopter to be evacuated to Jakarta, in Pandeglang, Banten province. Photo: AP
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Indonesian students set items on fire as police shoot tear gas in Jakarta on Monday. Photo: AFP

Two Indonesians confess to petrol bomb plot to ‘burn Chinese shops’ and incite looting spree

  • Men give statements on camera saying they were paid to provoke raids on Chinese stores as Indonesia reels from its worst unrest since 1998
  • Police fired tear gas near Jakarta’s parliament building on Monday to break up crowd throwing rocks and fireworks
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Indonesian students set items on fire as police shoot tear gas in Jakarta on Monday. Photo: AFP
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