• 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.
    • 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.
    • An Indonesian policeman runs near the site of a blast in the center of the Indonesian capital.
    • Police officers gather outside a Pizza Hut restaurant next door to a Starbucks cafe which was attacked in Jakarta.
    • People carry an injured police officer near the site where an explosion went off in Jakarta.
    • Indonesian soldiers man armored vehicles as they guard near the site where an attack occurred in Jakarta.
    • Indonesians lay flowers near the police post where an attack took place in the center of the Indonesian capital.
    • Indonesian policemen examine debris from a bomb blast inside a Starbucks coffee at Thamrin business district in Jakarta.

    Blasts, Gunfire Rock Central Jakarta

    Published January 14, 2016

    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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