BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:17 P.M.) – Today the Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombing, that ripped through Indonesia’s capital Jakarta yesterday. The terrorist attack targeted a bus station in east Jakarta, frequented by police personal.
Several police officers were killed and many more injured in the attack on Wednesday May 24. The attack comes as the surging Islamic State movement in south-east Asia went on the offensive in the neighbouring Philippines and seized control of the city Marawi in clashes with the Philppine military, killing more than 80 soldiers.
The pictures below show the aftermath of the twin suicide bombing in Jakarta (graphic):