- Round up the usual Â suspects! Jehovah’sÂ witnesses or Â Buddhists who are trying to give Islam a bad image!
- The Ritz Carlton hotel was set to be the place for upcoming visit of Manchester United team.
Tim BlairÂ â€“ Friday, July 17, 09
Seven News is reporting two bomb attacks at hotels in Jakarta.Â
UPDATE: Â 18 injured, 6 confirmed dead so far…
Police say bombs have exploded at two hotels in the Indonesian capital Jakarta.
The facade of the Ritz-Carlton hotel was blown off in one blast this morning and another explosion hit the Marriott hotel, police said.Â
UPDATE II. An Australian is said to be among those hurt in the apparentÂ terrorist attacks:Â
The blast comes after a warning from security experts earlier this week that Indonesian terror group Jemaah Islamiah, which has been dormant following a crackdown resulting in the arrest and execution of some members, could be set to strike again.Â
UPDATE III. Seven is now reporting four people killed, all foreigners. TheÂ DFAT hotlineÂ for those concerned about Australian relatives in Indonesia: 1300 555 135.
Tim BlairÂ â€“ Friday, July 17, 09Â
AnotherÂ attack in Indonesia:Â
Two people have died after a car exploded near a shopping complex in the north of the Indonesian capital.Â
An Australian man is among 50 people injured in explosions that have rocked two international hotels in Jakarta killing at least nine foreigners – six years after the Marriott Hotel was the scene of a deadly terrorist attack.Â
UPDATE. AnÂ unexploded bombÂ found at the Marriot.
UPDATE II. The previously reported “car bomb” is now said to have been caused by aÂ faulty battery.
UPDATE III. Australian trade officialÂ Craig SengerÂ is missing in Jakarta following this morning’s bombin