Indonesia arrests 20 terror suspects after attack on security minister

(VOVWORLD) - Indonesian police have arrested 22 suspects with links to Islamic State (ISIS) following the stabbing of Indonesia’s Chief Security Minister Wiranto in Banten province last week.

On Thursday, a man allegedly affiliated with a homegrown terrorist group Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) stabbed Wiranto, who is a retired military general, in his abdomen. The minister was attacked in broad daylight during a visit to an Islamic school in Banten.

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo requested police to step up the security for all senior ministers following the attack.

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