Jakarta: Two terrorists who came to the motorbike in the headquarters of the city’s Surabaya located in the second largest city of Surabaya, blasted themselves on Monday (May 14th), blew themselves up, in which at least 10 people, including officials, were injured and 4 died. East Java Police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera told the CCTV footage of the scene that a bike was stopped on the security checkpoint on which a man and a woman were aboard. He said, “There was a blast there.”
Officials said, “Two people were riding on motorcycles. The woman was sitting behind. “The injured included six civilians and four policemen. The CCTV footage shows that the bomb disposal squad along with the ambulance reached the spot. Also, the damaged motorcycle is visible at the headquarters’s security gate. No one has ever taken responsibility for the attack. Indonesian President Joko Vodado told reporters in Jakarta, “It is a cowardly, stupid and inhuman act. There will be no compromise in taking ground action to stop terrorism. ”
According to another news, three people were killed after a bomb blast in a flat immediately after the attack on the church. In this flat a alleged terrorist was living with his family members. One eyewitness said, “I came to see what happened. I saw that the family members are lying on the ground with blood.” National Police spokesman Brig General Muhammad Iqbal confirmed that in these flats, a alleged terrorist was with his family.
3 Churches in Indonesia blast, 13 deaths
Earlier, at least 13 people were killed and 41 others were injured in the bomb blasts on Sunday (May 13) in three churches in Surabaya, capital of East Java province. The dead included a suicide bomber. According to the news agency Efe, East Java Police spokesman Frans Barung told the media that two policemen including those injured in the series of explosions during the Sunday prayer meeting included two police officers. A senior police officer said that at least five suicide bombers carried out blasts, including a masked woman and two children along with them.
The first bomb exploded in Santa Maria Church of Surabaya, killing four people, including suicide bombers. Immediately after the explosion occurred in a Protestant church on Deepongorro Street, where two people died. Another explosion took place in a Pentecostal church located on Aruno Street, where two people died. Another person died later in a hospital in Surabaya.
State Intelligence Agency’s contact director, Wawan Hari Purwanto, said that an attacker was probably a woman and he suspects that Islamic State-inspired Islamic rebellion, Jemaah Vilarut Dallah is responsible for these attacks. 88 percent of Indonesia’s 26 million population are Muslim, and there is already a high alert about the month of Ramzan. The month of Ramadan is going to start in two days. Islamic terrorists have attacked in Ramadan during the past.