Incident Summary:

06/03/2019: A suicide bomber attempted to detonate at a traffic police post at the Tiga Tigu intersection in Kartasura, Central Java, Indonesia. The assailant was injured in the blast and there were no other casualties. Rofik Asharudas, an unaffiliated individual, claimed responsibility for the incident and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).




Southeast Asia

region/u.s. state:

Central Java


Location Details:
The incident occurred at the Tiga Tigu intersection in the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Traffic Police
Specific Description Post
Nationality of Target Indonesia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jihadi-inspired extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 1
"Kartasura Bomb is Low Explosive: Police The police also said the suicide bomber was an amateur. 4 Juni 2019 14:35 WIB,", June 4, 2019.
"IS sympathizer stages suicide bombing outside police station in Indonesia," Xinhua News Agency, June 4, 2019.
"Indonesia: C. Java Police investigate failed suicide bombing in Kartasura," The Jakarta Post Online, June 4, 2019.