A family of six killed at least 13 people, including themselves, by bombing three churches in Surabaya on Sunday in the worst militant attack in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country since the bombing of restaurants in Bali in 2005.
The Surabaya police officer says he was only doing what any father would do when he rushed into the scene of a suicide bombing to save a little girl.
The families targeted three Christian churches in Indonesia in a planned series of suicide bombing attacks.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack via its Aamag news agency, but earlier Reuters quoted the communications director of Indonesia's intelligence service, Wawan Purwanto, as saying the agency believes it was the work of the ISIS-affiliated Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD).
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Local media reported that National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian saw the Sidoarjo bombing orphans on Monday.
Tri, his wife Tri Ernawati, aged 43, and their other sons, MDA, aged 16, and MDS, aged 14, died instantly in the motorcycle bombing at the Surabaya Police Headquarters.
Almost 90 percent of Indonesians are Muslim, but the country is also home to sizeable communities of Hindus, Christians, Buddhists, and people who adhere to traditional beliefs.
Television footage showed one church where the yard in front appeared engulfed in fire, with thick, black smoke billowing up.
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Another family reportedly attacked a police station this morning, wounding 10 people including police officers.
Inspector general Machfud Arifin told CNN Indonesia that the suicide attacks were carried out using a motorbike at St Mary's church and a auto at another.
The footage of Monday's attack shows the motorcycles, moving closely together, pull up alongside a auto and four officers manning opposite sides of the checkpoint. The only surviving member is the family's seven-year-old daughter, who is being questioned by police. At the moment of the explosion, two apparent civilians are walking into the checkpoint just meters from the motorcycles.
Police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said at least four people were killed at the first attack on the Santa Maria Roman Catholic Church.
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A terror suspect was killed in a gunfire exchange with police anti-terror squad in Indonesian city Surabaya's Tandes district on Tuesday afternoon. The mother, with her two daughters, attacked the Christian Church of Diponegoro, he said.