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Militant’s family dies in blast






On high alert: Police officers standing guard near Husein’s home in Sibologa following the explosion. — AP

On high alert: Police officers standing guard near Husein’s home in Sibologa following the explosion. — AP

JAKARTA: The wife and child of an arrested militant, who was plotting attacks in the Indonesian capital, have died in an explosion during a siege on their home in North Sumatra, the national police chief said.

The woman is believed to have blown herself up hours after throwing a homemade bomb that injured an officer as police tried

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