Indonesia is on high alert after a senior government official revealed the terror group was planning to put the highly toxic substance in jars of chilli.
Luhut Pandjaitan, minister for political, legal and security affairs, said: “ISIS is now using cyanide to terrorise. They are using cyanide to poison food.
“We have considered various forms of threats and we are prepared to face such a possibility [of cyanide poisoning].”
Cyanide can also be used to poison the water supply, potentially posing an even greater risk to public health.
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