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Two Bombers Suspected In Indonesia Palm Sunday Cathedral Blast – Police

An Indonesian policeman stands guard outside a church after an explosion in Makassar on March 28, 2021. INDRA ABRIYANTO / AFP

 

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Two bombers are suspected in a blast that rocked an Indonesian cathedral Sunday as Christians inside celebrated the start of Holy Week, police said.

“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 church compound,” National Police spokesman Argo Yuwono said of the explosion in Makassar city.

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

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Indonesian police examine the site outside a church after an explosion in Makassar on March 28, 2021. INDRA ABRIYANTO / AFP

 

Earlier, local police had said at least one bomber was involved with at least nine church officials and congregants rushed to hospital with injuries.

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