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31 Dec 2019 | 04:41 AM UTC

Indonesia: Heightened security presence in Jakarta for New Year's Eve celebrations December 31

Indonesia News Alert

Authorities announce heightened security presence in Jakarta on December 31, ahead of New Year's Eve celebrations; associated disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/31/2019, 12:00 AM until 12/31/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jakarta). COUNTRY/REGION Jakarta

Event

Authorities in Jakarta have announced a heightened security presence of approximately 1150 police personnel to secure New Year's Eve celebrations in the capital on Tuesday, December 31. Police officers will deploy along the Sudirman-MH Thamrin strip, with a particular focus on securing the HI Roundabout - where the provincial government is organizing its New Year celebration. Local officials also confirmed an increased security presence at several popular tourist destinations, including the National Monument and the Lapangan Banteng field.

Road closures and other transportation disruptions are expected in the capital on Tuesday, through Wednesday, January 1. 

Advice

Individuals in Jakarta are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate a heightened security presence and transportation disruptions, report any suspicious objects or behavior, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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