Two Persons Injured as Grenade Explosion hit in Indonesia

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Two Indonesian soldiers were injured Tuesday after a smoke grenade detonated near Jakarta’s national monument, but authorities ruled out an attack.

According to reports, the blast occurred in the early hours of the day,  as military and police personnel were taking a morning jog around the leafy grounds in the centre of the capital.

“We’re now investigating why the smoke grenade was there,” Jakarta police chief Gatot Eddy told reporters, adding that the two injured had been rushed to hospital.

“One of them was wounded on the hand and the other was injured on the leg,” he said.

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