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Blasts, Gunfire Rock Central Jakarta

Militants set off a series of explosions in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, according to officials and witnesses, triggering a series of heavy gun battles with police and leaving at least seven people dead, including all five attackers. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for coordinated bomb and gun attack.
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Police officers take cover behind a vehicle during a gun battle with attackers near the site where an explosion went off in Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan. 14, 2016. Attackers set off explosions at a Starbucks cafe in a bustling shopping area in the capital and waged gunbattles with police.
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Police officers take cover behind a vehicle during a gun battle with attackers near the site where an explosion went off in Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan. 14, 2016. Attackers set off explosions at a Starbucks cafe in a bustling shopping area in the capital and waged gunbattles with police.

A plainclothes police officer aims his gun at attackers during a gun battle following explosions in Jakarta.
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A plainclothes police officer aims his gun at attackers during a gun battle following explosions in Jakarta.

Indonesian workers run as they are evacuated from their offices at Thamrin business district in Jakarta.
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Indonesian workers run as they are evacuated from their offices at Thamrin business district in Jakarta.

Several explosions went off and gunfire broke out in the center of the Indonesian capital and police said they suspected a suicide bomber was responsible for at least one the blasts.
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Several explosions went off and gunfire broke out in the center of the Indonesian capital and police said they suspected a suicide bomber was responsible for at least one the blasts.

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