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Terrorism Returns to Indonesia's Capital

Jan 14, 2016 | 05:39 GMT
Terrorism Returns to Indonesia's Capital
Plainclothes police officers approach suspects outside a cafe after a series of blasts hit the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Jan. 14.
(BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

A coordinated attack is believed to be underway in Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta. At least seven explosions were reported in the downtown area along with multiple exchanges of fire. Eyewitness reports and unconfirmed sources indicate that at least one suicide bomber may have been involved. Two of the blast sites were located near a police kiosk and a Starbucks coffee shop in Sarinah Thamrin plaza. The attack was likely timed to hit busy lunchtime traffic and was centered on intersection of Wahid Hasyim street and Medan Merdeka, close to Jakarta's high security area....

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