Failed suicide bomber carrying ‘ISIS flag’ knifes Catholic priest before trying to blow himself up in terror attack

Pastor Albert Pandingan
Pastor Albert Pandingan

A Catholic priest has been stabbed while holding a Sunday service by an ISIS-inspired knifeman who then tried to set off an explosive device but failed.

Priest Albert Pandiangan was giving the mass in the city of Medan in Indonesia, located on the western island of Sumatra.

He was approached by a young man who stabbed him in his left arm, local chief detective Nur Fallah said. READ MORE OF THIS REPORT

SOURCES: NewsNow/The Mirror Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.