EXPLOSIONS AND SHOOTOUT IN CENTRAL JAKARTA

JAKARTA — Around six explosions and a shootout occurred near Sarinah Department store and a Starbucks coffee shop in central Jakarta, Thursday.

According to preliminary reports, two police officers and three civilians were shot in the incident. An eyewitness said the first explosion occurred at 10:30 a.m. local time and the other six happened about 30 minutes later. PNA/Antara news / northboundasia.com