3 arrested for possible links to Jakarta attack

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Police have told an Indonesian TV channel that they have arrested three men on suspicion of links to the attack in Jakarta that killed a Canadian.

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Depok area police chief Col. Dwiyono told MetroTV that the men were arrested at dawn at their homes in Depok on the outskirts of Jakarta.

Dwiyono, who goes by one name, says the men are suspected militants and are being questioned over possible links to the attack Thursday that killed seven.

MetroTV broadcast footage of the handcuffed men being escorted by police.

Thursday's attack in central Jakarta left seven dead, five were the attackers and two were civilians -- and Indonesian and a Canadian.



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