Indonesia: Blast at National Monument park injures two soldiers

VNA
Two Indonesian soldiers were injured after a blast occurred at the National Monument park near the Presidential Palace in central Jakarta on December 3, according to local police.

Indonesian soldiers at the site. (Photo: Reuters)

Indonesian soldiers at the site. (Photo: Reuters)

Police also affirmed that there was no sign showing that it was an attack.

Initial investigation findings found that the explosion was caused by a smoke grenade, Jakarta police chief Gatot Eddy Pramono said, adding that the case is under further investigation.

Argo Yuwono, a national police spokesman, said the explosion took place just after 7am local time.

The injured soldiers are being treated in hospital for wounds in their hands and legs, he said.

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