World Asia 14 Jan 2016 New explosion in Jak ...

New explosion in Jakarta not a bomb, but tyre burst: police

REUTERS
Published Jan 14, 2016, 9:15 pm IST
Updated Jan 14, 2016, 9:15 pm IST
We want to keep things secure," police spokesman Mohammad Iqbal said.
Police officers stand guard outside a Starbucks cafe near where an explosion went off in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Photo: PTI)
 Police officers stand guard outside a Starbucks cafe near where an explosion went off in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Photo: PTI)

Jakarta: An explosion heard in central Jakarta near the area of a militant attack earlier on Thursday was believed to be a tyre bursting and not another bomb, police said.

"There was the sound of an explosion, suspected to be from a truck tyre. But we don't want to underestimate anything. We want to keep things secure," police spokesman Mohammad Iqbal told reporters.

 

...




ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT