Indonesia: 2-year-old girl dies in terrorist attack on church

On Sunday, November 13, a man on a motorcycle targeted a church on the island of Borneo. Indonesian police said today, Monday, November 14, 2016, that one of four young children injured in the attack is dead.

LEast Kalimantan Police spokesman Fajar Setiawan said Ade Intan Marbun, a 2-year-old girl, died of complications after suffering burns to more than three-quarters of her body during the attack on a church on Sunday.

“It affected his respiratory system. The efforts to save her were all unsuccessful. She died Monday morning. "

The attacker identified by police is a 32-year-old former detainee already involved in terrorism. Arrived by motorbike, he threw a Molotov cocktail at the church in Samarinda, the provincial capital of Kalimantan province. He was later captured by locals as he tried to escape by jumping into a nearby river. Television footage showed the injured man lying on the deck of a motorboat. He was dressed in a black shirt emblazoned with the words “Jihad, Way of Life”.

National police spokesman Major Boy Rafli Amar said the suspect had already been sentenced to 3 years in prison following a terrorist attack in 2011. He was released in 2014 and had lived in East for a year. Kalimantan.

Indonesia is the most populous Muslim country. This is the second attack on a church in Indonesia this year. In August, a suicide bomber failed to detonate a bomb during Sunday mass at a church in Medan, the capital of North Sumatra province. He had finally wounded a priest with an ax before being arrested.


source: Yahoo News

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