Indonesia's chief security minister Wiranto recovering after surgery for knife attack: Minister

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National police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo briefing journalists in Jakarta yesterday about the attack on Indonesia's chief security minister Wiranto, who was stabbed twice by a militant on Thursday. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
National police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo briefing journalists in Jakarta yesterday about the attack on Indonesia's chief security minister Wiranto, who was stabbed twice by a militant on Thursday. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Indonesia's chief security minister Wiranto, who was stabbed on Thursday by a militant, has undergone surgery and is recovering.

Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Luhut Pandjaitan, who visited Mr Wiranto in hospital, said he was in a stable condition.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 12, 2019, with the headline 'Wiranto recovering after surgery for knife attack: Minister'. Subscribe