Woman who attacked Indonesian police HQ came from a moderate Muslim family

The family home of the armed woman who attacked Indonesia's national police headquarters, in Jakarta on March 31, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
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JAKARTA - A 25-year-old woman who staged an attack on police headquarters in Jakarta on Wednesday (March 31) hailed from a family that harboured no extremist tendencies.

Experts said the college dropout, the youngest of three children to a blue-collar worker and a mother who works in a government-sponsored community project, was likely self-radicalised.

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