By Steve Dellar  |  05-13-2018   News
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The ISIS-affiliated terrorist group Jemaah Ansharut Daulah attacked 3 Catholic churches in the city of Surabaya with suicide bombers in Indonesia this morning in short succession of each other, leaving at least 9 dead and 38 wounded so far, but the death toll is expected to rise in the coming hours.

Police spokesman Mr Frans Barung Mangera who was present at the first church, stated: “There were three attacks against churches.”

<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Breaking: Video showing one of the Surabaya attackers riding a motorcycle into the grounds of a church and detonating a bomb. <a href="https://t.co/X0DBrHB4p9">pic.twitter.com/X0DBrHB4p9</a></p>&mdash; Adam Harvey (@adharves) <a href="https://twitter.com/adharves/status/995509292030554112?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 13, 2018</a></blockquote>

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"The victims are being identified. We have confirmed one died at the scene, one died at the hospital, two police officers were injured and there are some civilians injured.”

The coordinated attacks took place within a timeframe of 10 minutes of each other, with the first one happening at 7.30 am, during morning mass.

Indonesian police claim to have secured a fourth unexploded bomb at one of the churches as well.

According to local media, a woman with a younger child and a teenager was being questioned by security when the bomb exploded, though it is unconfirmed whether they were part of the attack.

<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Suicide bombers attacked three Churches in Surabaya just now. <br><br>Some people thought they would be able to go to Heaven by killing others. <br><br>Hopefully casualties can be minimized.<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrayForSurabaya?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#PrayForSurabaya</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BeStrongSurabaya?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#BeStrongSurabaya</a> <a href="https://t.co/6PEwFEboXl">pic.twitter.com/6PEwFEboXl</a></p>&mdash; . (@ClinicalKopite) <a href="https://twitter.com/ClinicalKopite/status/995481958774796289?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 13, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Police have so far only given details of one attack on Santa Maria Catholic Church.

Earlier this week, Islamist militants were able to murder five members of an elite counter-terrorism force when police had locked them into a 36-hour standoff near the capital, Jakarta. According to one police spokesman, the original attack was probably planned for Jakarta but because of the loss of men over there, they chose Surabaya and attacked the Catholic churches.

Surabaya is the second largest city in Indonesia.

Source:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/958906/indonesia-church-terror-bomb-explosion-dead-surabaya-city-east-java

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jk No. 25898 1526203082

will the abc in australia report this as a islamic terrorist attack?

Bruce Wayne No. 25968 1526253423

Hillary wanted to bring many thousands of these Indonesians here…..And then she blames everyone else for losing the election

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