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Bomb Explosions and Gun Fire in Jakarta

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posted on Jan, 13 2016 @ 10:39 PM
Jeremey Douglas, a United Nations Regional Rep, tweed several messages about several bomb explosions in Jakarta. This is a developing story...

Several blasts and exchanges of heavy gunfire have rocked the centre of the Indonesian capital Jakarta.

Local media has reported at least three explosions, although there are also reports of up to six blasts. There are also reports of heavy gunfire nearby and unconfirmed reports a police officer has been shot.

A massive #bomb went off in front of our new #Indonesia office as @collie_brown & I exit car. Chaos & we're going into lock-down Source

Serious exchange of fire in downtown #Jakarta. Didn't experience this in 3.5 years in #Pakistan Source

And folks in office saying think it is a #Paris type #foreignfigthers #ISIS supporters attack. Given 500 in #Syria wouldn't be huge surprise source

Also... maybe unrelated but Sublimecraft also already alerted ATS to a development in Australia. Sydney Opera House evacuated, Ferries cancelled, massive police operation underway


Video of one the bomb explosions

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posted on Jan, 13 2016 @ 11:17 PM
I'm staying up to date with this site

Indonesia police say around 10-14 gunmen involved in central Jakarta attack - Metro TV

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posted on Jan, 13 2016 @ 11:40 PM
a reply to: ATSmediaPRO

Heres an embed for that

They seemed to be in the open, like a signal more than a maximum effect move. Perhaps the signal for the gunmen??
Update: Guess they said it was grenades, and not IED type explosives. Explains that blast radius.
What the? A live stream?? How does this work?

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posted on Jan, 14 2016 @ 12:17 AM
a reply to: AmericanRealist
Thanks for the link.
Thoughts and prayers for those involved.

posted on Jan, 14 2016 @ 05:42 AM
Here is a video about some one detonating himself.

No blood or Gore , but could be shocking for some people


posted on Jan, 14 2016 @ 06:57 AM
I just heard that it was carried out at a Starbucks? ??

posted on Jan, 14 2016 @ 08:33 AM
a reply to: ATSmediaPRO

I saw the vid on skynews and those bombs looked poorly made... what they hoping to do with those?

several explosions but inly several killed?

Its good there werent more casualties but you know what i mean... you'd expect more from several blasts!

posted on Jan, 14 2016 @ 10:13 AM
Is it still going on or did they get the gunmen?

posted on Jan, 18 2016 @ 08:13 PM
Interesting analysis on why Indonesia got hit by the latest bomb attack :

Indonesia snubs Saudi ‘anti-terror’ coalition... then its capital gets hit

It truly makes sense.

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