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Jokowi on Jakarta blasts, We condemn this act of terror

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EXPLOSIONS. Indonesian police take position behind a vehicle as they pursue suspects after a series of blasts hit the Indonesia capital Jakarta on January 14, 2016.Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP
‘We don’t have to be afraid. We will not be defeated by acts of terror like this’

JAKARTA, Indonesia (Jan. 14, 2016) — President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo condemned the explosions throughout Jakarta on Thursday, January 14, calling the blasts an “act of terror.”

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Terrorist attacks in Indonesia

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CASUALTIES. Three bodies lie on the street next to a damaged police post after a series of blasts hit the Indonesia capital Jakarta on January 14, 2016. Bay Ismoyo/AFP
Indonesia – the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country – is no stranger to attacks by Islamic radicals

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 14, 2016) — Terror marred the start of 2016 in Indonesia, as capital city Jakarta witnessed terrorist attacks on Thursday, January 14.

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