Children as suicide bombers: A wave of deadly ISIS-inspired suicide bombings carried out by two families—including their young children—hit Indonesia’s second-largest city this week. A family of six, with children ages 9 to 18, killed at least seven people by bombing three churches; just hours later, another militant family of five riding two motorbikes blew themselves up outside police headquarters in the city, killing four of the family and two others. The family’s 7-year-old daughter was thrown clear of the explosion and survived. Another family of six accidentally blew up their apartment while making bombs; three of the children survived. All three fathers were believed to be members of the ISIS-inspired group Jamaah Ansharut Daulah.
Mourning the murdered