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Indonesian militant hurt by bicycle bomb blast

 An Indonesian forensic police officer points at the site of an explosion on the outskirts of Jakarta,  Indonesia, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010.  A suspec...
 An Indonesian forensic police officer points at the scene of an explosion on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010.  A suspec...
 An Indonesian police officer stands guard in front of the scene of an explosion on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010.  A ...

Indonesia Bicycle Bomber

An Indonesian forensic police officer points at the site of an explosion on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010. A suspec...

Indonesia Bicycle Bomber

An Indonesian forensic police officer points at the scene of an explosion on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010. A suspec...

Indonesia Bicycle Bomber

An Indonesian police officer stands guard in front of the scene of an explosion on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010. A ...

A suspected Islamic militant was critically injured when a homemade bomb strapped to the back of his bicycle detonated prematurely Thursday before he reached his apparent target _ a police post outside Indonesia's capital.
No one else was hurt.
Police spokesman Col. Boy Rafli Amar said while the investigation was ongoing, a letter found in the suspect's back pocket said he was seeking "revenge for the infidels who killed Islamic fighters."
"We will pursue them, the enemies of God," the letter read, "wherever and whenever to die."
The low-explosive device, packed with ball bearings and nails to maximize the intensity of the blast, apparently went off accidentally when the suspect was 100 yards (meters) from the police post in Jakarta's industrial suburb of Bekasi.
Indonesia, a secular nation with more Muslims than any other in the world, has been battling terrorists since 2002, when militants linked to the Southeast Asian network Jemaah Islamiyah started attacking Western nightclubs, restaurants and embassies.
A new homegrown terror cell discovered in February in westernmost Aceh province has identified the country's security apparatus as one of its main targets. Scores of militants have been arrested since then and more than a dozen killed.
The suspected bicycle bomber, rushed to the hospital in critical condition, appeared to be referring to that crackdown.