Bombs explode in Indonesia’s capital, 3 killed

By on May 24, 2017


Three people were reported to be killed and some injured as bombs exploded in Indonesia's capital of Jakarta on Wednesday evening, a local TV reported. (Photo:Nathan Hughes Hamilton/ Flickr)
Three people were reported to be killed and some injured as bombs exploded in Indonesia’s capital of Jakarta on Wednesday evening, a local TV reported. (Photo: Nathan Hughes Hamilton/ Flickr)

JAKARTA— Three people were reported to be killed and some injured as bombs exploded in Indonesia’s capital of Jakarta on Wednesday evening, a local TV reported.

Three policemen were among the injured, Metro TV said.

An eye witness said the bomb exploded twice near a bus stop in Kampung Melayu at about 9:00 p.m. local time.

Several parts of human body and organs were found in the scene, an eye witness named Ryan told the television.

“The first explosion was very hard and the second one was rather low. I saw several parts of bodies and organs,” said Ryan.

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