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Netizens Unite in Defiance of Latest Terrorist Bombing


MAY 13, 2018

Jakarta. Indonesian netizens were quick to show support on Twitter following a string of deadly bombings at churches in Surabay, East Java, on Sunday (13/05) morning.

#KamiTidakTakutTeroris (We are not afraid of terrorists) and #BersatuLawanTeroris (get united against terrorists) were two of the top three trending topics on Twitter in the country, after #Surabaya.




The police have called on netizens to stop spreading graphic images of the attacks online.

"We hope the public does not spread or upload photos on social media [related to the bombing]," East Java police spokesperson chief Commissioner Frans Barung Mangera.

"[Please] rely on information about victims and other things from official police statements," he said.