Surabaya suicide bomb families gave few warning signs

Neighbours say they were always private, but helpful and generous when needed

Neighbours of a family who carried out last Sunday's church suicide bombings recall spotting only one thing out of the ordinary the night before.

Their 15-year-old son had burst into tears after performing a collective Maghrib prayer at a community mosque.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 20, 2018, with the headline 'Surabaya suicide bomb families gave few warning signs'. Print Edition | Subscribe