Attack Surabaya 'again committed by family'

Attack Surabaya 'again committed by family'

World May 14, 2018 08:00

jakarta - The attack at the police headquarters in Surabaya was committed by a five-person family. According to the police, the attackers arrived on two motorbikes at a checkpoint Monday, where they blew themselves up. One of the children of the family would have survived the explosion.

As a result of the attack, at least ten people were injured. A day earlier, a family of six committed bloody suicide attacks on three churches in Surabaya. Thirteen people were killed and about forty wounded. The perpetrators had returned from Syria according to the authorities.

The newspaper The Jakarta Post reported that on Sunday evening a bomb exploded in an apartment complex behind a police station in Taman, near Surabaya. In addition, a person would have died. According to the newspaper, the explosive ended prematurely.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has condemned the attacks in Surabaya. 'This is the work of cowards,' the president told Metro TV. He called the attacks 'barbaric. '

Images of two-person engine blowing up at police headquarters in Surabaya this morning.

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