A granade thrown at police station
Sun, August 19 2012 08:48 | 1173 Views
Solo (ANTARA News) - A granade thrown by unknown people exploded last night at a police station on the eve of Idul Fitri, the end of Islamic fasting month,in the Central Java city of Solo but no one was injured , police said.
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The incident at the Gladak police station, followed a recent shooting at the Gemblengan police station in the city injuring two police officers, city mayor Joko Widodo said here this morning.
The granade throwers riding a motorcycle apparently wanted to terrorize the people, Joko said.
"I wonder why people wanted to terrorize Solo," he said.
Joko is a potential candidate to win the an election next month for a new governor of Jakarta, facing incumbent Fauzi Wibowo.
Joko asked the people to remain calm in celebrating Idul Fitri.
City police chief Coms Asdjima`in said the incident is still investigated.
Police suspected the two incidents targeting police this months were related. (*)
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