Indonesia church suicide bombers were newlyweds who learnt bomb making online


The two suspected suicide bombers who attacked a Catholic church in Makassar, Indonesia were husband and wife who received online training on bomb making, authorities said on Monday (Mar 29).

Speaking at the scene of the attack, the head of the Indonesian National Counter-Terrorism Agency (BNPT) Commissioner General Boy Rafli Amar said they have uncovered the identity of the suspects.

“They are husband and wife,” he said, adding that the pair were millennials with one of them being born in 1995.

National police spokesman Inspector General Argo Yuwono in Jakarta said that the couple got married six months ago.

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Source: Channel News Asia

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