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Four Islamic militants wanted for the Sept. 9 suicide bombing at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta have been arrested, including the alleged planner and two bomb-makers, Indonesia's police chief announced today.

The suspects were wearing explosives around their waists when they were captured Nov. 5 in west Java but were overpowered before they could set them off, Gen. Dai Bachtiar told reporters.

The arrests represent the first major breakthrough in the investigation into the embassy attack, which killed 10 people.

Police did not immediately publicize the arrests for fear of compromising the hunt for other militants still on the run in the world's most populous Muslim nation, officers said.

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