The American Kafir

2011/03/31

Indonesia: Terror Suspect Wounded During Arrest

Filed under: CIA, Indonesia, Pakistan — Tags: , — - @ 10:02 am

Source Stratfor

The leading Indonesian suspect in the 2002 Bali bombings was wounded in a firefight with security forces during his Jan. 25 arrest in Pakistan, an Indonesian official said March 31, AP reported. The deputy commander of Jemaah Islamiyah, Umar Patek was captured based on a CIA tip, according to Pakistani and Indonesian security officials. One officer was also wounded in the gunfight, the head of Indonesia’s intelligence agency said. The Pakistani Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Indonesian consular officials would be given access to Patek in order to confirm his identity, and Pakistani security officials said that after Patek’s questioning he would be handed over to Indonesia.

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