Travel Warning: Another Terror Attack in Indonesia

Travel Warning: Another Terror Attack in Indonesia

Tourists and Visitors should think twice before traveling to Indonesia, especially Bali as a wave of terror attacks have swept the country.
Indonesian police have shot dead four men armed with swords after they attacked a police station on the island of Sumatra. One policeman was reported killed and three people injured in the attack.

The attackers rammed a van into a gate at the Riau police station in Pekanbaru on Wednesday, before getting out and continuing the assault, national police spokesman Setyo Wasist confirmed. Four perpetrators were killed and one more was detained as he attempted to escape.

It is also said that the perpetrators were armed with Samurai swords, Reuters and AFP report. The attack left one officer dead and two more wounded. A journalist who was at Riau police station at the moment of the incident was also injured as he was hit by a car, according to Reuters.

Australian news website news.com.au reports that more than one reporter, attending an unrelated news conference, were hurt.

Just two days ago, on Monday, 10 people were injured in a suicide bombing as two motorcycles drove into a checkpoint at a police station in the Indonesian port city of Surabaya.

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Shayne Heffernan Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.

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