Three truckloads of troops armed with automatic weapons moved into the town of Rengasdengklok, 30 miles east of Jakarta. Four churches, scores of shops, two banks and a Chinese temple were ransacked. The mob also stoned and wrecked 18 cars, setting fire to some of them. AP - Jakarta
Thousands of Indonesian Muslims took to the streets yesterday, ransacking churches, banks, shops and cars after a Chinese Christian trader reportedly insulted Islam.