UPDATE: Family Of 5 Behind Second Suicide Bombing Attack On Indonesia
It is getting scarier in the Southeast Asian nation of Indonesia.
In less than 24 hours, two suicide bombings have occurred in the Surabaya region of the country.
The first bombing occurred on Sunday, killing about 10 and injuring over 40.
Then on Monday, another suicide bombing hits Surabaya once again, hitting the police headquarters in the city.
Indonesia’s Strait Times, quoting the national police chief, Tito Karnavian, said the suicide bombing was carried out by a family of five that included an eight-year-old child.
The family, riding on two motorcycles, blew themselves up at a checkpoint outside the Surabaya police headquarters at 8.50 a.m. on Monday.
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At least seven people were killed in the blast. The child survived and is now recovering.
The father was from the same terror cell as the family of six who attacked three churches on Sunday, the police chief told reporters.
The attack came a day after a family of six suicide bombers attacked three churches, leaving 14 people dead and more than 40 injured.
Ambulances and the bomb squad descended on the chaotic scene with the CCTV images showed the mangled wreckage of a motorbike at the security gate at the headquarters in the heart of the city.
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