Poso (Indonesia) Terrorist Operations (also see MIT)

Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, has been battling terrorists since bombings on the resort island of Bali in 2002 killed 202 people, mostly foreign tourists, followed by the Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotel suicide bombings in 2009 that killed 7 people and destroyed the hotels. The anti-terroris unit, Densus 88,  is credited with reducing the threat of further attacks on Western interests in the country, but the squad had been criticized for the high number of deaths resulting from its raids. More than 70 suspects have been killed since the unit was established. In May 2013 Densus 88 investigated multiple terror plots but it is unknown if the plots were related or if a single group was responsible for them. Several of the conspirators financed their operation by robbing banks.  Other terrorists are believed to be linked to an alliance of militant groups that calls itself the Mujahedeen in Eastern Indonesia, or M.I.T. led by Santoso, also known aka…

Poso (Indonesia) Terrorist Operations (also see MIT), also known as Bandung Terrorists is an active group formed c. 2013.
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