Eleven Suspected Terrorists Arrested

    Indonesian police officers stand guard outside a building after a raid in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Indonesian police say they have arrested 11 people suspected of planning a range of terrorist attacks on domestic and foreign targets including the U.S. and Australian embassies. (AP Photo)

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    Indonesia’s antiterror squad on Friday and Saturday arrested 11 people suspected of planning bomb attacks on the U.S. embassy in Jakarta and several other places. National police spokesman Maj. Gen. Suhardi Aliyus said the suspected terrorists belonged to a new group called the Sunni Movement for Indonesian Society, or HASMI. They were allegedly planning to bomb the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, a plaza near the Australian Embassy, the local office of the U.S. mining company Freeport-McMoRan, the U.S. Consulate in Surabaya, and the headquarters of a special police force in Java.

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