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Indonesia Tracks Bombers' Identities


Indonesian investigators are working to identify the two suicide bombers and victims killed in last week's Jakarta hotel bombings.

Police said Tuesday they have taken DNA samples from relatives of the two suspected bombers.

Nine people were killed in the Indonesian capital Friday when two bombs ripped through the Marriott Hotel and the nearby Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The bombers are believed to be among the nine casualties.

Police said Tuesday they have identified the remains of a Dutch couple believed to be among those killed. They are awaiting official DNA confirmation.

Indonesian authorities have already confirmed the deaths of an Indonesian, three Australians and a New Zealander.

Investigators say they suspect the regional terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah is responsible for the attacks. Police have no made no arrests in the investigation.


Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.

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