Security Alert: Explosions in Surabaya, Indonesia (May 13, 2018)
Location: Indonesian police are responding to at least three bomb explosions at the following churches in Surabaya: Gereja Santa Maria (GKSM) Tak Bercela di Ngagel, Gubeng; Gereja Kristin Indonesia (GKI), Jalan Raya Diponegoro; Gereja Pantekosta Pusat Surabaya (GPPS), Jalan Raya Arjuna. There are reports of casualties. Authorities are clearing the areas.
Actions to Take:
- Seek secure shelter.
- Review your personal security plans.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- U.S. Consulate General Surabaya, Indonesia
after-hours: +62 81-133-4183
- U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia
after-hours: +62-213435-9000 then press 0
- U.S. State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Indonesia Country Specific Information
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) https://step.state.gov/step/ to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Follow the U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya on Twitter and Facebook and the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta at Twitter and Facebook.