Jakarta attacks live: Isis officially claims responsibility for Indonesia bombings - as it happened

At least seven people died in the attacks targeting a busy shopping area

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At least seven people, including five suspected attackers, have died in explosions and shooting attacks in Jakarta. Here are the latest updates:

 

 

 

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Police said five of the attackers and two others were killed in the attacks, which came after several police warnings in recent weeks over suspected Islamist plots.

As Jakarta went into a security lockdown Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, the Indonesian President, said terrorists would not win.

“This act is clearly aimed at disturbing public order and spreading terror among people,” he added,

“The state, the nation and the people should not be afraid of, and lose to, such terror acts.”

It was the first major violence in Indonesia's capital since blasts targeting two hotels killed seven people and injured more than 50 in 2009. 

A bombing in a nightclub on the resort island of Bali in 2002 killed 202 people, mostly foreigners. 

Additional reporting by AP

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