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Military armoured personnel carriers are seen near the site of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Military armoured personnel carriers are seen near the site of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Military armoured personnel carriers are seen near the site of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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A man is seen holding a gun towards the crowd in central Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Veri Sanovri/Xinhua

A man is seen holding a gun towards the crowd in central Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Veri Sanovri/Xinhua

A man is seen holding a gun towards the crowd in central Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Veri Sanovri/Xinhua
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Indonesia's chief security minister Luhut Pandjaitan (C) visits the site of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016.    REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Indonesia's chief security minister Luhut Pandjaitan (C) visits the site of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Indonesia's chief security minister Luhut Pandjaitan (C) visits the site of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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A member of the police bomb squad unit approaches the scene of an explosion following an attack on a police box in central Jakarta January 14, 2016 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.  REUTERS/M Agung Rajasa/Antara Foto

A member of the police bomb squad unit approaches the scene of an explosion following an attack on a police box in central Jakarta January 14, 2016 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. REUTERS/M Agung Rajasa/Antara Foto

A member of the police bomb squad unit approaches the scene of an explosion following an attack on a police box in central Jakarta January 14, 2016 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. REUTERS/M Agung Rajasa/Antara Foto
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A police armoured personnel carrier is seen parked near the scene of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

A police armoured personnel carrier is seen parked near the scene of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

A police armoured personnel carrier is seen parked near the scene of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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Police gather outside a restaurant near the scene of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Beawiharta

Police gather outside a restaurant near the scene of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Police gather outside a restaurant near the scene of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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Police officers react near the site of a blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. Several explosions went off and gunfire broke out in the centre of the Indonesian capital on Thursday and police said they suspected a suicide bomber was responsible for at least one the blasts. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Police officers react near the site of a blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. Several explosions went off and gunfire broke out in the centre of the Indonesian capital on Thursday and police said they suspected a suicide bomber was...more

Police officers react near the site of a blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. Several explosions went off and gunfire broke out in the centre of the Indonesian capital on Thursday and police said they suspected a suicide bomber was responsible for at least one the blasts. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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Indonesian police hold rifles while walking behind a car for protection in Jakarta January 14, 2016.  Several explosions went off and gunfire broke out in the center of the Indonesian capital on Thursday and police said they suspected a suicide bomber was responsible for at least one the blasts.  REUTERS/Beawiharta

Indonesian police hold rifles while walking behind a car for protection in Jakarta January 14, 2016. Several explosions went off and gunfire broke out in the center of the Indonesian capital on Thursday and police said they suspected a suicide...more

Indonesian police hold rifles while walking behind a car for protection in Jakarta January 14, 2016. Several explosions went off and gunfire broke out in the center of the Indonesian capital on Thursday and police said they suspected a suicide bomber was responsible for at least one the blasts. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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An Indonesian policeman runs near the site of a blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016.    REUTERS/Beawiharta

An Indonesian policeman runs near the site of a blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta

An Indonesian policeman runs near the site of a blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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Indonesian workers run as they are evacuated from their office at Thamrin business district in Jakarta January 14, 2016.    REUTERS/Beawiharta

Indonesian workers run as they are evacuated from their office at Thamrin business district in Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Indonesian workers run as they are evacuated from their office at Thamrin business district in Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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Police officers react near the site of a blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016.   REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Police officers react near the site of a blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Police officers react near the site of a blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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Indonesian workers run as they are evacuated from their office at Thamrin business district in Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Indonesian workers run as they are evacuated from their office at Thamrin business district in Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Indonesian workers run as they are evacuated from their office at Thamrin business district in Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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Police and medics are seen near bodies at the scene of an explosion next to a police box in central Jakarta January 14, 2016.   REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Police and medics are seen near bodies at the scene of an explosion next to a police box in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Police and medics are seen near bodies at the scene of an explosion next to a police box in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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