19 Oct 2012

Papua police say a 3 kilogram bomb has been found

8:45 am on 19 October 2012

In Indonesia's Papua province, police in Jayawijaya say they found a 3-kilogram bomb in Abusa hamlet, Kurulu District.

A Papua Police spokesman in Jayapura told the Jakarta Post that suspects have told police there are around 20 kilograms of bombs across Wamena.

He says so far, they have found 5 kilograms, so there are still many bombs left out there.

In September, a bomb blast rocked a room of the Jayawijaya Legislative Council, followed by another explosion at a police post.

The police so far have detained 10 suspects and they are still pursuing an additional five more suspects.

Previously, the police discovered a bomb in Honai Lama.

The police spokesman also says it has been revealed that the gang had plans of bombing a number of regions across Papua, Wamena bombings were just the beginning.