A stranger armed with a sword attacked the faithful in a church catholic of the city of Yogiakarta, located on the indonesian island of Java, injuring four people, informs the daily Jakarta Post.
According to the newspaper, the assailant, that would be a student at the university, has stormed the church during Sunday service and has first attacked the priest, wounding him in the head. Two worshippers and a police officer who tried to calm him were also injured.
The police arrived at the scene opened fire.
“We transported to the hospital for security reasons, it has been wounded by our officers,” said a representative of the forces of law and order.
The motivations of the gunman have not been established for the time being.