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This isn't good ... new ISIS attack in Indonesia

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    from Straits times:

    Indonesian police have arrested a teenager after he attempted to attack a church in Medan, the capital of North Sumatra, with a homemade bomb.

    The 17-year-old man was sitting among the morning mass congregation at the St. Yoseph Catholic Church on Sunday (Aug 28).

    He had with him a backpack purportedly containing a small explosive device, North Sumatra provincial police spokeswoman Rina Sari Ginting told reporters.

    According to eyewitness Nana Manullang who was sitting next to him, the teenager had been “assembling a suspected bomb”, comprising of a battery and a pipe hidden in a gold jacket before the attack, she said.

    As officers marched the suspect to the car, pictures show his white trousers soaked in blood. Police found his ID card and a picture of the ISIS flag.

    The young fanatic also told police that he was not working alone.