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Suicide attack in Jakarta, 3 policemen killed

Jakarta has been hit by two explosions near a bus station. Photograph: (Agencies)

WION Jakarta, Indonesia May 24, 2017, 03.35 PM (IST)

A suspected suicide bomb attack in a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta has left three policemen dead and ten people injured, Reuters reported.

Indonesian police had said earlier that there had been two explosions in the eastern part of the capital Jakarta at the Kampung Melayu terminal.

A suspected suicide bomb attack in a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta has left three policemen dead and ten people injured, Reuters reported (WION)

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"There has been a bomb, for now we suspect it is a suicide bombing," deputy national police chief Syafruddin told TV station TVOne.

He said the bomber was killed along with one police officer.

Andry Wibowo, the head of East Jakarta police, told Metro TV that people had heard two explosions and three people had been hurt.

"From the damage, I can see the explosions were pretty big," Andry Wibowo said.

There were two blasts at around 9:00pm (local time), close to each other, there are three victims," Andry Wibowo said.

(WION with Agency inputs)

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