18 Mar '11, 8am

New bomb found in Indonesia

JAKARTA: Indonesian police found an explosive device Friday on the outskirts of Jakarta, they said, after four "book bombs" were sent to moderate Muslim figures and a counter-terror official in the capital. The latest bomb was found in a residential complex in the Cibubur area, and exploded soon after a police bomb squad removed it to an empty plot of land. Nobody was injured. "As police bomb squad detected the package contained explosive materials, they put it away. Soon after that it exploded," national police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar told reporters. Local police chief chief Dadang Raharja told Metro TV: "The package was inside a plastic bag and on it a warning was written that it contained a bomb with some Arabic writing." Since Tuesday, police in Jakarta have found four "book bombs", one of them sent to Ulil Abshar Abdalla, a well known liberal Muslim figure who espous...

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