Wife, child of arrested Indonesian militant die in explosion

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The wife and child of an arrested militant who was plotting attacks in the Indonesian capital have died in an explosion during a siege of their home in North Sumatra, the national police chief said yesterday. The woman is believed to have blown herself up hours after throwing a homemade bomb that injured an officer as police tried to search the house in Sibologa district on Tuesday, Police Chief Dedi Prasetyo told The Associated Press. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin