Four officers, six civilians injured as Islamist family attack police checkpoint in Indonesia

A family of Islamist militants in Indonesia carried an eight-year-old into a suicide bomb attack against police in Surabaya on Monday, a day after another militant family killed 13 people in suicide attacks on three churches in the same city. The suicide bombers rode two motorbikes up to a checkpoint outside a police station and… Read More Four officers, six civilians injured as Islamist family attack police checkpoint in Indonesia

Thirteen dead, several injured as family launch suicide attacks on churches in Indonesia

A family of six launched suicide attacks on Christians attending Sunday services at three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city of Surabaya, killing at least 13 people and wounding 40, officials said. Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, has seen a recent resurgence in homegrown militancy and police said the family who carried out Sunday’s attacks… Read More Thirteen dead, several injured as family launch suicide attacks on churches in Indonesia

Fifteen dead, dozens injured as Afghan security forces clash with militants 

Afghan security forces battled for hours against a group of attackers who stormed a government building in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday after a coordinated assault that killed at least 15 people and wounded 42, local officials said. A car bomb was detonated at the entrance to the state accounts office before a… Read More Fifteen dead, dozens injured as Afghan security forces clash with militants