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No indication Islamic State behind Indonesia attack - intelligence chief
January 14, 2016 / 6:17 AM / in 2 years

No indication Islamic State behind Indonesia attack - intelligence chief

JAKARTA (Reuters) - There were no indications that Islamic State militants were behind a gun and bomb attack in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on Thursday, the head of the national intelligence agency told Reuters.

Police officers react near the site of a blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. Several explosions went off and gunfire broke out in the centre of the Indonesian capital on Thursday and police said they suspected a suicide bomber was responsible for at least one the blasts. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

“This is definitely terrorism but there are no indications yet that it’s ISIS related,” said Sutiyoso.

Reporting by Kanupriya Kapoor; Editing by Robert Birsel

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