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Two blasts at transport terminal in Jakarta, casualties feared

An eyewitness said that bombs exploded twice near a bus stop facility in Kampung Melayu

IANS  |  Jakarta 

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Indonsian police bomb squad check the area after an explosion near a bus stop in the Kampung Melayu area of Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday

Two explosions went off near a crowded bus station in the eastern part of the Indonesian capital on Wednesday, police said.

Eyewitnesses reported many casualties.

An eyewitness said that bombs exploded twice near a bus stop facility in Kampung Melayu at about 9 pm.

"The first explosion was very hard and the second one was rather low. I saw several parts of bodies and organs," an eye witness told television.

"I saw some victims were rushed to hospitals," he added.

First Published: Wed, May 24 2017. 22:41 IST
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