Indonesian police evacuates people living near the house that was raided. (Photo: AFP/VNA)
 
Jakarta (VNA) – The police of Indonesia evacuated people living in the outskirts of Jakarta on December 10 after discovering a bomb in a raid on suspected Islamic militants who were planning to attack the presidential palace.

Spokesman of the Indonesian National Police Boy Rafli Amar said people living within 300-metre radius of the house that was raided were evacuated.
 
The bomb was found in a cooker. Police explosive experts presented at the scene.

Two men and a woman were arrested. The spokesman added that the three are suspected to be members of a militant network involving a bomb-making establishment raided last month in West Java province.

Last month’s captured suspects planned bomb attacks in Jakarta, including the parliament building and the Embassy of Myanmar.-VNA