Indonesia—Extremist Kills Herself, 2 Children After 12-Hour Standoff With Police

Agence France-Presse | 03/14/2019

An Indonesian woman blew up herself and her two children after an hours-long standoff with authorities on Sumatra, reports Agence France-Presse. On Wednesday, police arrested her husband, a suspected member of the ISIS-linked extremist group Jamaah Anshar Daulah (JAD), following a major operation, noted the Jakarta Globe. Three suspected terrorists and 660 pounds (300 kg) of explosives were captured, officials said.  Police then surrounded the man's house in Sibolga, starting the...

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