Incident Summary:

10/10/2019: Assailants stabbed the Indonesian chief security minister in Pandeglang, Banten, Indonesia. Three people were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Jamaah Ansharut Daulah.




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Coordinating Ministery for Political, Legal and Security Affairs
Specific Description Chief Minister: Wiranto
Nationality of Target Indonesia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Weapon Details
Two knives and a pair of scissors were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The victim was also a local police chief with Indonesian National Police (INP). Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the most recent reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jamaah Ansharut Daulah No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Indonesian security minister injured in knife attack," Deutsche Presse-Agentur, October 10, 2019.
"Indonesia Security Chief Stabbed in Attack Linked to ISIS," The New York Times, October 10, 2019.
"36 JAD Members Arrested Since Wiranto Attack," Jakarta Globe, October 16, 2019.