INDONESIA: 14 injured in a suspected suicide attack outside a church in Indonesia


At least 14 people were injured after a suspected “suicide attack outside a church in Indonesia’s Makassar “. The explosion happened just after the palm Sunday celebrations, first day of Holy Week, which commemorates Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem.

“There were two people riding on a motorbike when the explosion happened at the main gate of the church”. The perpetrators were trying to enter the compound Police spokesman Argo Yuwono said on Sunday.

“The bike was destroyed and there are body parts… we’re still collecting parts and trying to identify the gender of the perpetrators.”

Police said a church security guard tried to prevent the motorcycle from entering the compound when the blast occurred.

local police said at least one attacker died at the scene. They have not confirmed if both attackers were killed.