Transcript for ISIS Claiming Responsibility for Terror Attacks in Indonesia
We turn overseas tonight and to a new terror attack and authorities are now saying the strategy. Looked a lot like Paris tonight ice is now claiming responsibility for the seven gunman in the heart of Jakarta Indonesia. The gunman targeting westerners striking the Starbucks during rush hour a police station shopping center as well. It was panic in the streets police shielding themselves behind a call or ABC's chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz with the images coming it. Tyson armed with an arsenal of handguns grenades and homemade bombs at 10:50 AM the first explosions. Two bombs constantly store bought. Penney customers flee the attackers opened fire. A Canadian outside cute. Moments later a second wave to attack they are hiding by the trees that won't themselves. As police swarmed the busy shopping area a blue. Reason display one of the gunman firing randomly as he moves steadily and directly towards police officers. 11 AM now more suicide attackers two of them. Descend on a police traffic post killing one passer by and wounding a police officer with rumors of more tanks. This treats including those near the US embassy nearby. Shut down police searching buildings Americans told to shelter in place it would be nearly nine hours later before it was all Loper. And Martha is with a slide tonight Martha this was awful two dead twenty wounded but with seven heavily armed attackers this could have been much worse. It it could've dated does include the attackers wanted a Paris style Rampage there had been warnings in Jakarta of a credible threat. And there were thousands of extra security forces on the streets which may well have saved lives statement by these warnings are so important Martha thank you.
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