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Terror attack in Jakarta leaves seven dead

Attackers set off explosions at a Starbucks cafe in a bustling shopping area in Indonesia's capital and waged gunbattles with police Thursday, leaving bodies in the streets as office workers watched in terror

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A police officer holds his pistol during a gun-battle with attackers near the site of an explosion in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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A plain clothes police officer aims his gun at attackers during a gun-battle as a body lies on the ground in Jakarta.

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An unidentified man with a gun walks in the street as people run in the background near Sarinah shopping mall.

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People, including unarmed police officers, flee from the scene after a gun battle broke out following an explosion in Jakarta.

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Indonesian armed military patrol the area near cafe after a series of blasts hit Jakarta.

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A foreign national lies wounded surrounded by security and emergency workers following a gun and bomb attack in central Jakarta.

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People carry an injured police officer near the site where an explosion went off at a police post.

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A view of the blast site after a series of explosions hit the Indonesia capital.

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Indonesian police take position behind a vehicle as they pursue suspects after a series of blasts hit Jakarta.

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Indonesian police commandos arrive near a damaged Starbucks coffee shop after a series of explosion.

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Police (L) hide behind vehicles during an exchange of gunfire with suspects when anopther blast hits Jakarta.

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