JAKARTA, Indonesia (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Police say a homemade bomb has exploded inside an Islamic boarding school in central Indonesia, killing one person.
Lt. Col. Sukarman Husen says the blast occurred Monday in West Nusatenggara province, but school officials have prevented officers from entering the building to investigate.
Husen said the body of a 30-year-old man was discovered Tuesday on a bus trying to leave the school. Police suspect the man was an instructor at the school and the alleged bomb-maker.
Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, has been battling terrorists since 2002 when al-Qaida-linked militants attacked two nightclubs on Bali island, killing 202 people, mostly foreigners.
In recent months, security forces have become their main target.