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Police shoot man during sword attack on Indonesian church

AP  |  Sleman 

Police in have shot a sword-wielding man who attacked a church congregation during Mass, injuring four people.

The reason for the attack Sunday morning in district in province is not immediately clear.

Churches are a common target for Islamic militants in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation.

Video shows people in the church throwing books at the man as he lunges towards them with his

Witnesses say the injured include a who tried to subdue the attacker and a

The suspect has been hospitalized.

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 09:55 IST