Thursday, July 16, 2009

Explosions on Ritz Carlton & JW Marriot


Explosions on Ritz Carlton & JW Marriot on Hot Topics -- Explosions on Ritz Carlton & JW Marriot in Jakarta today. 11 peoples became victims, 2 of people comes from another country. They are Edward Telsen dan David Peter.

Police and hospital officials say six people have been killed and at least 39 injured in a pair of powerful blasts that hit two luxury hotels in Mega Kuningan business area in downtown Jakarta. Dr. Cahyono of the Jakarta Hospital said six people were killed in explosions at the Ritz-Carlton and Marriott hotels Friday morning.

Jakarta Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Chrysnanda also put the death toll at six. At least 39 victims, including foreigners, were treated at Jakarta Hospital, Metropolitan Medical Center (MMC), and Medistra Hospital.

The first explosion reportedly occurred at Marriot hotel at around 8 a.m., followed by a second explosion at Ritz-Carlton hotel minutes later. Witnesses said the second explosion was louder. The Marriott hotel was attacked in 2003, when 12 died. Southeast Asian terror network Jamaah Islamiyah was blamed for that blas