JAKARTA – Indonesian militants supporting the Islamic State militant group planned to attack a police post on New Year’s Eve with machetes and knives, a police spokesman said Monday.
The plot was broken up after police arrested two of the would-be attackers who led them to their hideout, where police shot dead their two co-conspirators Sunday after police said they tried to attack officers with machetes.
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