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Nine dead in Indonesia church bombings

Indonesian police patrol outside a church after a suicide bomb in Surabaya, Indonesia. Photo: 13 May 2018Image copyright

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The attacks were carried out within minutes of each other

Suicide bombers have attacked three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city Surabaya, killing at least nine people, police say.

Dozens of others were injured in the attacks, which occurred within minutes of each other. No group has so far said it carried them out.

TV pictures showed debris scattered around the entrance of one church.

Indonesia, the most populous Muslim-majority country, has seen a resurgence of Islamist militancy in recent months.

Nine dead in Indonesia church bombings

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