Terrorist leader Santoso may have been killed in firefight: police

July 19, 2016 7:32 AM

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Terrorist leader Santoso may have been killed in firefight: police

Indonesia's most wanted Muslim militant may have been killed Monday in a firefight with security forces, police said, after a lengthy hunt for the Islamic State (IS) group supporter.

Santoso, the leader of extremist group the Eastern Indonesia Mujahideen, is suspected to have been shot dead along with another militant in a jungle-clad, mountainous district on central Sulawesi island.

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