15 Apr '11, 8am

Suicide bomber wounds 26 at Indonesian mosque

The bombing occurred inside a police compound in the West Java town of Cirebon, and many of the victims were officers. -- PHOTO: ST FILE JAKARTA - A SUICIDE bomber attacked an Indonesian mosque during Friday prayers, shouting 'God is Great' as he detonated his device, wounding 26 people, officials said. The bombing occurred inside a police compound in the West Java town of Cirebon, and many of the victims were officers. They were rushed to nearby hospitals with wounds to their arms, legs and torsos, said Yeni Rahmawati, a hospital spokesman from Indonesia, a secular nation of 237 million with more Muslims than any other in the world, has been hit by a string of al-Qaida-linked suicide bombings since 2002 targeting Western hotels, restaurants and nightclubs. Many of the 260 people killed in those attacks have been foreign tourists. In the last year, however, militants seeki...

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