A Molotov cocktail exploded in front of a church in Samarinda district, East Kalimantan, on Sunday morning (13/11). (Antara Photo/Amirulloh)

2-Year-Old Girl Succumbs to Severe Burns After Samarinda Church Attack

BY :FAROUK ARNAZ

NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Jakarta. Intan Marbun, a 2-year-old girl who was injured during the Samarinda Church attack, succumbed to severe burns on Monday (14/11), despite all efforts to save her life at Abdul Wahab Sjahranie Hospital in Samarinda, East Kalimantan.

"The victim died at 3.05 a.m. local time. She was a Sunday school student at Huria Kristen Batak Protestan Samarinda Seberang Church," National Police spokesman Brig. Gen. Agus Rianto said in a statement.

Intan suffered from a respiratory tract infection and burns on over 78 percent of her body, Agus added.

Three other victims who sustained severe burns have been identified as 4-year-old Alvaro Aurelius Tristan Sinaga, 3-year-old Triniti Hutahaya and 2-year-old Anita Kristobel Sihotang, are receiving intensive care.

The four children were injured after a Molotov cocktail exploded in front of a church in Samarinda district, East Kalimantan, on Sunday morning.

Police arrested the alleged attacker three hours after the incident. The man was identified as former terror convict.

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