Indonesia violence: Samurai sword-armed men target police station

A security vehicle drives along a road after an attack at the Riau police headquarters in Pekanbaru Sumatra

The attackers targeted officers after ramming a minivan into a gate at the police headquarters in Pekanbaru, the capital of Riau province, local media said on Wednesday.

In addition to the two injured cops, one police officer killed after getting hit by suspected terrorists' auto, one journalist injured, four perpetrators killed while at least one is on the run.

Just hours after the church bombings, a further three people in another family were killed and two wounded when another bomb exploded at an apartment complex about 30km from Surabaya.

Earlier, an internal police report said that one of the dead men had a suspected bomb strapped to his body. The fifth suspect who fled was was later arrested, he added.

The attacks are the worst in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country since the bombing of tourist-packed restaurants in Bali in 2005.

"Then four of the men got out from the auto and attacked police", he added.

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Police in Indonesia have raided several houses and killed several people in a nationwide hunt for more possible bombers.

Most attacks in recent years have been limited to low-level operations against domestic security forces.

The militants also rampantly shot at the headquarters, according to national police spokesman Senior Commissioner Muhammad Iqbal.

On Monday members of another family blew themselves up at a police station in Surabaya, wounding 10.

The church bombing family were in the same religious study group as the two other families linked to the attacks, police said.

"They had the same teacher and they regularly met for Koran recital every week", said East Java police chief Machfud Arifin.

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