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A man blasted himself up with explosives after riding his motorcycle into a police station on Indonesia's main island of Java on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

A police officer was killed and 11 people were wounded in the incident.

When officers in the Astana Anyar police station on Indonesia's main island of Java were lining up for a morning assembly on Wednesday, Dec. 7, a man, a Muslim militant and convicted bomb-maker, entered with a motorcycle and detonated explosives, New York Post reported.

Herdi Hardiansyah, a food vendor, said he was preparing meals behind the station when he heard a loud bang. He recognized a police officer was one of his customers covered in blood, being carried on a motorcycle by two other officers to a hospital. The officer succumbed to his injuries and later died in the hospital. Ten other officers and a civilian were also wounded by the blast.

A video circulating on social media showed a damaged lobby of the police station where body parts are scattered. White smoke can be seen billowing from the building and people can be seen running in panic after a loud bang.

The officers identified the man as Agus Sujatno, also known by his alias Abu Muslim. He was released from the Nusakambangan prison island last year after completing a four-year sentence on charges of terrorist funding and making explosives that were used in a 2017 attack on a municipal building also in Bandung, the capital of West Java province, Associated Press News reported.

He was believed to have been a member of the militant organization Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, or JAD, which pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and was responsible for other deadly suicide bombings in Indonesia.

According to the West Java Police Chief Suntana, a paper taped to the perpetrator's motorbike was recovered with the words, "Criminal code is the law of infidels, let's fight the satanic law enforcers."

Indonesia has battled militants since bombings on the resort island of Bali in 2002 killed 202 people. Attacks aimed at foreigners have changed in recent years to smaller, less deadly strikes targeting the government, police and anti-terrorism forces, and people who militants consider infidels.

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