””””JAKARTA, Aug. 9 (Xinhuanet) -- An Italian tourist identified as Lorenzo Taddei
was killed during an attack by an unknown gunman inPoso of Central Sulawesi
province, Indonesia, a local official confirmed Friday.
””””The spokesman for the Central Sulawesi Police, Agus Sugianto, said the
incident took place on Thursday evening when the Italian and his wife were
aboard a bus from Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi province.
””””He said that a man with an automatic riffle shot the bus duringa brief
raid, killing Lorenzo and injuring three other passengers,before disappearing in
””””Clashes between Muslim and Christian camps have been hitting Poso for
months. Over the past few days, serious violence went rampage during which at
least seven people were shot and wounded, four others missing and two churches
and 27 houses burned down.
””””Almost at the same time, a series of fresh bombings rocked Poso.The targets
included the house of Poso legislative council speakerMurad Nasir.
””””The most latest violence was stirred up by the extremists to disrupt the
peace accord signed last December by both Muslim and Christian leaders in the
hill resort of Malino in South Sulawesi province. Enditem