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    Explosions Hit Indonesian Capital of Jakarta (22)

    Terrorist attacks in the Indonesian capital were financed from Syria, Indonesian National Police chief Gen. Badrodin Haiti said Friday, after Daesh terrorist group active in Syria claimed responsibility for the Jakarta blasts.

    BALI (Sputnik) — Jakarta police chief Tito Karnavian said Thursday that Daesh, which has been expanding its influence in the world in recent years, had started to spread into Southeast Asia.

    "Our investigations showed that the funds [were] actually received from there," Detik news portal quoted Haiti as saying.

    On Thursday, a series of explosions hit the Indonesia’s capital of Jakarta, leaving at least seven people dead and another 26 injured, according to a local police official.

    According to National Police spokesman Anton Charliyan, law enforcement authorities of Indonesia have established the identity of the five killed terrorists.

    "I am sure that the number of perpetrators was not limited to the five [killed]," Haiti said.

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