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4 shots in attack on Indonesian police; Officer killed



JAKARTA, Indonesia ̵

1; Indonesian police have shot and killed four sword-wielding men who attacked a police headquarters in Sumatra, killing an officer, the latest in a wave of militant attacks across Muslim-majority territory

National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto says the men attacked officers on Wednesday after driving a minivan into the police headquarters of Riau Province. A fifth man driving the vehicle was arrested. An officer hit by the minivan died and two were injured. Suicide bombings on Sunday and Monday in Surabaya, the second largest city in Indonesia, killed 26 people, including 13 attackers. Two families carried out the attacks and used children at the age of 7 years.

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