An Indonesian soldier on guard in an armoured vehicle after a bomb blast in front of a Stabucks in Jakarta, Indonesia, 14 January 2016.
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Indonesian capital Jakarta rocked by bomb and gun attacks

A series of bomb blasts have rocked the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, with gun battles on the streets.

The blasts were centred around Thamrin Street, a major shopping and business district close to foreign embassies and the United Nations offices.

At least two civilians and five of the attackers were killed, and police say the situation is now under control.

Jonathan Head reports from Jakarta.

  • 14 Jan 2016
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