Several blasts were heard in the centre of the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Thursday, and casualties were seen lying on the ground, an AFP journalist said.
A police post on a main street was damaged after six blasts were heard. At least three casualties were seen lying on the street, according to an AFP journalist at the scene.
Gunfire was ringing out in the area afterwards, the journalist said.
Jakarta Blasts Caused By Bomb: Indonesian Police
Several blasts Thursday in central Jakarta were caused by a bomb, Indonesian police said.
"This is a bomb," Anton Charliyan, national police spokesman told AFP.
He warned people to stay away, saying police fear there could be more bombs.