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Jakarta Post

Four victims of suicide bombings being treated at hospital

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, May 25, 2017   /   10:22 am
Four victims of suicide bombings being treated at hospital Indonesian police officers and investigators place police tape near covered body parts at a bus terminal in Jakarta on May 24. Suspected suicide bombings rocked a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday, killing three police officers in the latest terror attack to hit the Muslim-majority country. At least ten others were also injured in the twin blasts. (AFP/Bayu Ismoyo)

Four victims—two police officers and two civilians—are still being treated at Premier Hospital in East Jakarta for injuries suffered from suicide bombs that exploded at a nearby bus terminal on Wednesday.

Kompas TV station reported on Thursday that the officers were identified as Sec. Brig. Yogi and Sec. Brig. Ferry while the civilians were identified as Jihan and Agung.

Yogi had undergone surgery earlier in the morning while Ferry is expected to undergo surgery today. Both suffered severe injuries.

(Read also: Kampung Melayu suicide bomber identified: Police)

The bomb blasts killed three police officers who, along with other officers, were resting at the terminal after securing a parade led by residents to welcome the incoming Ramadhan fasting month.

A terrorism expert suspected that the bombs targeted the police based on the victims at the scene and past attacks against the police.(jun)