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Bomb in Indonesian city kills two on same day as terror trial starts

A bomb at a grocery store killed two people and injured four in the Indonesian city of Pekanbaru, the same day a terror trial began in the city on Sumatra island. Police said the bomb contained high explosives including RDX, which was also used in the Marriott and Bali blasts. Asked if it was a terrorist attack, Riau provincial police spokesman S. Pandiangan said: “We’re investigating.” “Our preliminary finding shows that device contained C4, RDX and nitrate. They are high explosives,” he told AFP. The store, at the end of a row of two-storey buildings, collapsed upon itself in the explosion which also damaged an adjoining multi-level marketing company. Two maids working for the shopowner were killed. One of them was found beneath debris more than one hour after the explosion. Full Story

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