United Nations: United Nations Secretary General Ban-ki-Moon while expressing his solidarity with the people of Indonesia condemned the attacks in Jakarta saying that “there is absolutely no justification” for such acts of terrorism.
A statement released by Ban-ki-Moon’s spokesperson said, “The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes those injured a speedy recovery. He hopes that the perpetrators of the attacks will be swiftly brought to justice.”
A series of explosions rocked central Jakarta on late Thursday morning. The attacks took place outside Sarinah Mall in central Jakarta, leaving seven people dead including five attackers and two civilians.