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Family of 6 Responsible for 3 Deadly Church Suicide Bombings in Indonesia

Authorities identified a family of six as the people responsible for deadly bombing attacks at three Indonesian churches that killed at least 13 people and injured dozens of innocent civilians on Sunday.

Local police said that the family’s father, identified as Dita Oepriarto, was the head of a local extremist group known as Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), which fully supports the notorious terror group Islamic State (IS), AFP reported via AsiaOne.

4 Dead, 21 Injured As Multiple Bombs Targeting Tourists Rock Thailand

A series of bomb explosions rocked several tourist locations in Thailand, leaving at least four people dead and 21 more injured.

Phuket island and the town of Hua Hin, both top tourist destinations in the country, were hit with multiple blasts within a 24-hour period beginning Thursday. According to the BBC, several blasts were also reported in different locations, such as Surat Thani, Trang and the beach province of Phang Nga, all of which are known tourist hotspots.