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Monday, 15 Safar 1441 / 14 October 2019

Jakarta governor orders officials to increase alertness

Senin 14 May 2018 00:56 WIB

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Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan

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The order came in connection with the bombing of three churches in Surabaya.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has instructed Jakarta mayors, subdistrict heads, urban village chiefs, security officers and officials of all Jakarta regional working units (SKPD) to increase alertness. The order was issued in connection with the bombing of three churches in Surabaya this morning, Anies said in a press release here on Sunday.

He instructed the officials to:   

- Increase awareness, surveillance and guard of neighborhood, especially vital objects and places of mass consentration.

- Coordinate closely, support and facilitate all the work of local security forces in managing risks and maintaining the security of cities and citizens.

- Provide only official and verified information in answering citizens' questions and concerns.

- Invite people together to maintain social cohesion and environmental safety.

- Involve Babinsa (village affiliated non-commissioned officers), Babinkamtibmas (public order and security officers) andRT/RW (neighborhood organizations) as well as other elements of social institutions to remain vigilant and maintain security and orderliness in their respective areas.

- Report any monitoring of the risks and the development of neighborhood conditions to the immediate superiors.

Bomb attacks occurred at three churches in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya on Sunday morning, police said.

"The bomb attacks occurred in three locations, namely Santa Maria Tak Bercela Church in Ngagel, GKI (Indonesian Christian Church) in Diponegoro Street, and a church in Arjuna Street," East Java Police Spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said in Surabaya on Sunday.

The police have conducted investigation in the three locations, he said.

He said bomb attacks at the three churches killed 11 and injured 41 victims. The latest developments show that another victim died in Ngagel.

"There are all 41 injured victims who were treated in hospital. A total of 41 injured victims were treated at hospitals," said Frans Barung Mangera.

"Right now there are only three locations. Do not believe in misleading information that (the bomb) exploded in five locations or any others," he added.

The police would share updated information on the victims as well as the incident in the three locations.

"Give us time to conduct investigation in the locations. We will have a media center for journalists," he said.

Barung said, the bomb in Santa Maria Church exploded at 7.30 a.m., while two other bombs in GKI and Pantekosta Churches at 7.35 a.m. and 8.00 a.m.

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