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Last Updated: Thursday, 9 September, 2004, 15:57 GMT 16:57 UK
In pictures: Embassy attack
Jakarta blast
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The massive blast, believed to be caused by a car bomb, rocked the Australian embassy in central Jakarta at about 1000 local time.
Scene after blast
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Emergency teams rushed to the scene as the scale of the carnage became apparent.
Casualty is carried out of the embassy on a stretcher after the blast
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At least nine people were killed and as many as 160 others injured.
A man comforts a woman as they wait for news about a relative who works at the embassy.
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Local security staff and passers-by are feared to be among the casualties.
Broken windows in the Australian embassy
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Windows were blown out of the embassy and surrounding buildings.
Vehicle damaged by the blast
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There was also widespread damage to vehicles in the street.
Indonesian policeman
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Police put up a security cordon to seal off the area after the blast.
Smoke billows following a blast outside the Australian Embassy
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The militant Jemaah Islamiah group is suspected of being behind the attack.

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