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Egypt condemns terror attack on Indonesian police station

Ahram Online , Monday 14 May 2018
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Officers stand guard at police headquarters following a suicide attack in Surabaya, Indonesia.(Photo:Reuters)
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Egypt condemned on Monday the terrorist attack in Indonesia that targeted a police station and said it wished a speedy recovery for the injured, the foreign ministry announced.

In a statement issued on Monday, the Egyptian foreign ministry said the Egyptian people and government stood with their Indonesian counterparts against the terrorist attacks that had targeted the government over the past 48 hours.

Militants on Monady detonated explosives from a motorcycle at a police station in the city of Surabaya, on Java Island. At least 10 people were reportedly injured.

The attack in Surabaya comes 24 hours after suicide bombings at three churches in the city by members of one family killed at least 13 people.

The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack.

The Egyptian foreign ministry also demanded more international efforts to stand against the phenomenon of terrorism that targets security and stability all over the world.

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