IS-linked attacker blew himself up outside police station in Solo

Possible terror link: Police removing the suicide bomber’s body from the scene of the attack in Solo, Central Java. — Reuters

SOLO: A suicide bomber riding a motorbike blew himself up outside an Indonesian police station, injuring one officer in an attack officials said was linked to the Islamic State group.

The attack in Solo city, the country’s radical heartland and the hometown of President Joko Widodo, came as the Indonesian leader was preparing to visit to celebrate Aidilfitri with his family.

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