JAPAN TODAY – Indonesian police warned Thursday that Islamic extremists may be planning to target worshippers at Christmas and New Year celebrations in the capital Jakarta and other parts of the country.

National police chief Sutarman said there were indications that militants were heading to areas they wished to target, and may be assembling bombs.

“The terrorists have cells everywhere and they are active. We are continuing to pursue them,” Sutarman, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, told reporters in Jakarta.

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