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Jakarta explosions suspected to be suicide bombing

Reports of multiple casualties near bus station

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Police guard the scene of an explosion in Jakarta.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Twin explosions at a bus terminal in eastern Jakarta on Wednesday night appear to be a suicide bombing, local police said, with the incident resulting in multiple casualties.

"Explosions near [Kampung Melayu] terminal are likely a suicide bombing," an official Twitter account of the Jakarta Police said shortly after the incident around 9:15 p.m. local time.

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