Two explosions rock Indonesian capital Jakarta

Krishnanand Tripathi
Smoke billowing out of a bus stand in East Jakarta following two explosions. (Photo: Courtesy: Indonesian media).

Smoke billowing out of a bus stand in East Jakarta following two explosions. (Photo: Courtesy: Indonesian media).

Two days after a suicide bomb attack on a music concert in Manchester in UK that killed twenty two people, two explosions have struck the capital of world’s largest Muslim country Indonesia. As per the early reports, Indonesian police have confirmed the two explosions near a bus stand in East Jakarta that has affected three people.

As per local media reports, East Jakarta Police chief Andry Wibowo told newsmen that police were still investigating the explosions.

Andry said three people had been affected by the blasts.

Indonesia, home to the world’s largest Muslim population, has routinely witnessed major terror attacks, mainly on Western travellers.

Indonesia suffered its deadliest terror attack in 2002 in Bali in which 202 people, mostly foreigners, were killed.