Suspected militant attacks Indonesia church congregation

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Jakarta, Feb 11 (IANS) A suspected militant carrying a sword attacked a church congregation on Sunday in Indonesia’s Yogyakarta province, injuring at least four people before he was shot by the police.

The attack occurred during the Sunday mass in St. Lidwina Bedhog Trihanggo church of Sleman district, a police official told Xinhua news agency.

“The incident took place between 7 to 7.30 a.m.,” he said.

The injured, included a police officer who tried to shield the priest from the attacker.

–IANS

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