Bali police investigating suspected fake Bali terror attack
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Bali, Indonesia – A Bali man has been arrested in connection with a suspected terrorist attack in Bali that authorities say may have been a hoax.
The suspect, an Indonesian national, was arrested at the Bali airport on Wednesday and was charged with “preparatory course” of terrorism, police said in a statement on Thursday.
The suspected bomber was arrested while boarding a flight from Singapore to Indonesia, police added.
The bomb that blew up near a busy market in Bintan in Bekasi province on February 1 left at least 12 people dead and about 70 others injured, including a police officer.
Authorities said the suspected bomber, who had planned to travel to Syria, planned to carry out a suicide attack in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta.
Authorities say the suspect was arrested on Wednesday after a police raid on his home in the town of Baru.
Bali, Indonesia – A Bali man has been arrested in connection with a suspected terrorist attack in Bali that authorities…