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Fresh terror warnings for Jakarta


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JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Westerners are under fresh threats of terrorist attacks in Indonesia according to the British Foreign Office, wire services report.

The warning follows bomb threats against the British and Thai embassies in Jakarta on Thursday.

The British Foreign Office said in a statement released Thursday that it continued to receive reports that terrorists in Indonesia were planning attacks on Westerners.

"Attacks could occur at any time, anywhere in Indonesia and are likely to be directed against locations frequented by foreigners," the statement said.

The British Embassy in Jakarta had "suspended services" while the security situation was being assessed.

Terrorists bombed the Australian Embassy in September 2004, killing 10 people.

Islamic group Jemaah Islamiyah, which is believed to be linked to the al Qaeda terror network, is thought to have been responsible for the Australian embassy bombing, as well as earlier attacks in Jakarta and Bali.

Many countries, including Britain, Australia and the United States, have repeated warnings to avoid unnecessary travel to Indonesia.



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