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BREAKING: Alleged bomb attacks hit three Surabaya churches: Police

  • Vela Andapita and Wahyoe Boedhiwardhana
    Vela Andapita and Wahyoe Boedhiwardhana

    The Jakarta Post

Surabaya | Sun, May 13, 2018 | 09:13 am
BREAKING: Alleged bomb attacks hit three Surabaya churches: Police  Breaking News (TJP/File)

Explosions occurred at three churches in Surabaya, East Java, on Sunday morning, police say.

East Java Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Frans Barung Mangera told The Jakarta Post the explosions took place at Santa Maria Tak Bercela Catholic Church (STMB) on Jl. Ngagel Madya in Gubeng, Pantekosta Pusat Surabaya (GPPS) Church on Jl. Raya Arjuna and Kristen Indonesia (GKI) Diponegoro Church on Jl. Diponegoro.

“We have yet to confirm any casualties in the incidents. We’ll notify [the press] as soon as possible,” he said.

According to kompas.com, the explosion at STMB occurred at 7.a.m.

“It occurred before Sunday services began,” said an officer at Gubeng Police, noting that police officers had been deployed to the scene. (ahw)

 

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