No surprise in some respects as yet another exploding family attack a police checkpoint in Surabaya. The attack killed the four perpetrators, six civilians and four officers were wounded. The Surabaya death toll now stands at twenty-eight—some thirteen bombers and fifteen civilians, together with more than fifty wounded.
Another attack ended with four men “weilding swords” being dusted. (ABC)
Indonesia is estimated have an eleven hundred strong returning nut jobs from middle east conflicts. Videos on this site alone show Indo-foreign fighters appearing in executions videos all the way back to when the disaster of madness started late 2014.
The explosives used in these attacks are not uncommon in the region as they are commonly used in “explosive fishing.” In these events we see againg the tri-acetone tri-peroxide “satans breath” being utilised, again which has detailed explanation videos showing the process of manufacture posted all over the internet. Daesh have also produced videos with this single minded process front and centre of thier content. (Bomb recipe edited “Just Terror”- December 2016 – tangentcode )
Separately on Sunday some 14 hours after the Church attacks, three members of another family were killed when homemade bombs exploded at an apartment in Sidoarjo (red marker in map below), a town bordering Surabaya, police said. (Jakarta Post). The manufacture of the explsoive is extremely volitile and sensitive to friction and abrupt temperature change.
Travel warnings to Indonesia warn against travel to the region.
Note – without seeming jaded or cynical the adoption of one the “bomb children” survivors by an Indonesia policeman could be more of a media prop…just sayin’ – don’t believe everything in the media.
“Instructions to Indonesia” (tangentcode) Jan 2016
and March 2015
and October 2016