News Alerts

03 Dec 2019 | 05:53 AM UTC

Indonesia: Investigation into explosion in Jakarta ongoing December 3 /update 1

Indonesia News Alert

Authorities continue to investigate an explosion in Jakarta’s National Monument Park on December 3 that left two police officers wounded; situation is under control

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/3/2019, 7:00 AM until 12/3/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jakarta). COUNTRY/REGION Jakarta, Jakarta

Read all related news alert(s):
03 Dec 02:40 AM UTC  — 

Indonesia: Explosion in Jakarta December 3

Event

An investigation into an explosion that wounded two police officers in the National Monument Park in Central Jakarta is ongoing as of 12:45 (local time) on Tuesday, December 3. According to initial reports, the two officers were exercising in the park on Tuesday morning when they noticed a suspicious object, which is now believed to have been a smoke grenade. Police officials said one of the officers picked up the object which then exploded in his hand. A cordon around the blast area was lifted around 10:30, along with vehicle checkpoints on nearby roads. According to media reports, traffic on Jl. Merdeka Utara has returned to normal.

Advice

Individuals in Jakarta are advised to monitor developments to the situation, report any suspicious activity or objects to the police, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news