Indonesian police officers seen near the site of the blast during a raid in Sibolga, North Sumatra. Photo: EPA

Wife of arrested militant dies in explosion in North Sumatra, say Indonesian police

  • The woman was believed to have activated a home-made bomb, killing herself and her child, as police tried to search her home in North Sumatra
  • Her husband, who belonged to a militant network affiliated with Islamic State, was arrested on Tuesday
Topic |   Indonesia

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Indonesian police officers seen near the site of the blast during a raid in Sibolga, North Sumatra. Photo: EPA
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British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford, on death row for drug trafficking in Bali, Indonesia, in May 2015. Picture: Red Door News

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford’s life on Bali’s death row: ‘if you want to shoot me, shoot me’

  • The only woman to have been sentenced to death for drug crimes in Bali, Sandiford has come to terms with her situation
  • At any time and at just 72 hours’ notice, she could be taken to face the firing squad on Indonesia’s ‘execution island’
Topic |   Crime

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British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford, on death row for drug trafficking in Bali, Indonesia, in May 2015. Picture: Red Door News
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