Major business hub Surabaya is soft target for militants

A damaged motorcycle is seen outside the Surabaya Centre Pentecostal Church in Surabaya, Indonesia, on May 14, 2018, following a blast outside the church a day earlier.
A damaged motorcycle is seen outside the Surabaya Centre Pentecostal Church in Surabaya, Indonesia, on May 14, 2018, following a blast outside the church a day earlier.PHOTO: AFP

JAKARTA - Surabaya is a major business hub, a popular tourist destination, and home to many of Indonesia's top universities.

More than eight million people live and work there, making it the second largest city in the country, just behind the capital Jakarta.

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