EXPLOSIONS AT WESTERN HOTELS IN MEGA KUNINGAN, JAKARTA (Jul 17 12:35 local time)
Early this morning, explosions rocked the JW Marriot and Ritz-Carlton hotels in the Mega-Kuningan area of central Jakarta. At 0745 hrs an explosion occurred in or near the Syailendra Restaurant on the Lobby Level of the JW Marriot Hotel, which was followed some minutes later by an explosion in the Airlangga Restaurant, on the 3rd Floor of the adjacent Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Indonesian authorities have confirmed that high explosive was involved in at least one of the explosions, indicating a bomb.
So far 9 people have been confirmed dead. 52 people have been reported injured, including 16 foreign nationals. Casualties have been taken to MMC Hospital, Medistra Hospital, Jakarta Hospital and Pertamina Hospital. A spokesman for the Indonesian Department of Health has indicated that all foreign casualties may be concentrated at Medistra Hospital as their conditions permit.
In an unrelated incident, at around 1030 hrs an explosion was reported in a vehicle at the Muara Angke gate on the Airport Toll Road in West Jakarta. Two people are reported to have been killed in the explosion. While initially suspected to be a car bomb, subsequent reports may indicate that this was the result of a motor vehicle accident.
Whilst it is yet to be confirmed, the explosions in Mega Kuningan bear the hallmarks of previous attacks by Jemaah al Islamiyah (JI). Reason of attack remains unclear.
爆炸西部饭店巨型KUNINGAN ，雅加达（ 7月17日12时35本地时间）
今天清晨，爆炸事件金威万豪和丽思卡尔顿酒店的巨型Kuningan面积雅加达市中心。 7时45分发生爆炸或接近Syailendra餐厅大堂的金威万豪大酒店，随后又有些分钟后，爆炸在Airlangga餐厅， 3楼附近的丽嘉酒店。印尼当局已经证实，高爆参与至少一个爆炸，显示出炸弹。
迄今为止9人已被证实死亡。 52人已经受伤，其中包括16个外国国民。伤亡人数已经采取的MMC医院， Medistra医院，雅加达医院和Pertamina医院。发言人表示，印尼卫生署表示，所有外国的伤亡可能会集中在Medistra医院作为其条件允许的情况下。