May 25, 2017 / 6:23 AM / in 2 months

Indonesia police link Islamic State to Jakarta bombings - spokesman

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Indonesia policemen carry the coffin of their colleague Imam Gilang Adinata, a victim of a bomb blast at Kampung Melayu bus station in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 25, 2017.Beawiharta

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police said on Thursday they believed the Islamic State group was linked to suspected suicide bombings that killed three police officers in the capital a day earlier.

When asked by reporters whether the attacks were tied to the Islamic State group, police spokesman Awi Setyono told a news conference: "There is a link".

Reporting by Agustins Beo Da Costa; Writing by Ed Davies; Editing by Michael Perry

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