Read the CSCE Helsinki Act (1 August 1975) A)? GHT="50">
Compact version
Today's Suggestion
Read The "Macedonian Question" (by Maria Nystazopoulou-Pelekidou)
HomeAbout HR-NetNewsWeb SitesDocumentsOnline HelpUsage InformationContact us
Thursday, 22 March 2018
  Latest News (All)
     From Greece
     From Cyprus
     From Europe
     From Balkans
     From Turkey
     From USA
  World Press
  News Archives
Web Sites
  Interesting Nodes
  Special Topics
  Treaties, Conventions
  U.S. Agencies
  Cyprus Problem
  Personal NewsPaper
  Greek Fonts

The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 09-07-17

The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English Directory - Previous Article - Next Article

From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <>


  • [01] Hotel Blasts in Indonesia

  • [01] Hotel Blasts in Indonesia


    Nine people were killed and at least 42 injured in two successive bomb attacks on Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott luxury hotels in Jakarta, capital of Indonesian, on Friday. The explosions took place shortly before 08:00 local time. Another explosion was reported but the incidents were not related. The explosion was caused by a defective car battery. Initially, local mass media had reported a third explosion in a bobby trapped car.

    Blast Blamed on Regional Terror Group Jemaah Islamiyah

    Two large bomb blasts rocked the Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott hotels in the Indonesian capital on Friday. The streets outside the two luxury hotels, which sit adjacent to each other in the Mega Kuningan business district in central Jakarta were covered in shattered glass and debris.

    Among the dead are foreign businessmen and Indonesians who live abroad.

    No organization has claimed responsibility so far, however, authorities were acting on the assumption that the bombing was carried out by the regional terror group Jemaah Islamiyah.

    The Manchester United soccer team is scheduled to stay at the Ritz- Carlton hotel on their Southeast Asian tour, local reports said. It is not known whether the team will fly to Jakarta to take part in the friendly game after the blasts.

    News item: 24901

    The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English Directory - Previous Article - Next Article
    Back to Top
    Copyright 1995-2016 HR-Net (Hellenic Resources Network). An HRI Project.
    All Rights Reserved.

    HTML by the HR-Net Group / Hellenic Resources Institute, Inc.
    eraen2html v1.01 run on Friday, 17 July 2009 - 8:48:10 UTC