JAKARTA, Jul 8 (Xinhua) — Three handcrafted bombs went off in Indonesia’s West Java province, before they were used for designed attacks, military pronounced on Saturday.
Deputy Chief of National Police Commissioner General Syafruddin pronounced militants had plotted to launch attacks during a church, a grill and a cafeteria in Bandung city, a provincial collateral of West Java.
“The targets were Cafe Bali on Braga street, Celengan grill in Astana Anyar and Buah Batu church,” he was quoted by a internal Metro TV as saying.
However, a bombs exploded before they were planted, according to him.
The vigour cooker bombs exploded in a let residence in Kampung Kubang of Buah Batu sub-district during about 3:30 p.m. internal time (0830 GMT) on Saturday, though did not leave any casualties, Syafruddin said.
The military arrested an purported assembler of a handcrafted bombs who has initials of AW, he said, adding that a 22-year-old think schooled to make bombs on a Internet.