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Bomb attacks occur at three Surabaya churches

Ahad 13 May 2018 11:33 WIB

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Evacuation of victims of church bombing at Gereja Kristen Indonesia, Diponegoro Street, Surabaya, East Java, Sunday (May 13).

Evacuation of victims of church bombing at Gereja Kristen Indonesia, Diponegoro Street, Surabaya, East Java, Sunday (May 13).

Foto: Didik Suhartono/Antara
Bomb attacks Santa Maria Tak Bercela Church, GKI, and church in Arjuna St, Surabaya.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SURABAYA -- Bomb attacks occurred at three churches in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya on Sunday morning, police said. The bomb attacks occurred in three locations, namely Santa Maria Tak Bercela Church in Ngagel, GKI (Indonesian Christian Church) in Diponegoro Street, and a church in Arjuna Street, spokesman for the East Java Provincial Police Senior Commissioner Frans Barung Mangera said.

The police have conducted investigation in the three locations, he said.

The explosion in front of Santa Maria Tak Bercela Church has killed two persons and injured 13 others.

"Right now there are only three locations. Do not believe in misleading information that (the bomb) exploded in five locations or any others," he added.

The police would share updated information on the victims as well as the incident in the three locations.

"Give us time to conduct investigation in the locations. We will have a media center for journalists," he said.

Barung said, the bomb in Santa Maria Church exploded at 7.30 a.m., while two other bombs in GKI and Pantekosta Churches at 7.35 a.m. and 8.00 a.m.

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