Indonesia: Several injured in church suicide bombing
29 March 2021 | 1:36 pm
Suicide bombers have struck outside a Catholic church in the Indonesian city of Makassar on Palm Sunday, injuring more than a dozen people. President Widodo said he "strongly condemned this act of terror."
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