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Thursday, 21 October, 1999, 07:21 GMT 08:21 UK
Election drama: In pictures
Indonesia Flashpoints
Muslim leader Abdurrahman Wahid is Indonesia's new president after a dramatic election surprise.

But the decision has angered supporters of his rival, Megawati Sukarnoputri, and sparked violent protests on the streets of the capital Jakarta.


Abdurrahman Wahid casts his vote, helped by his daughter Yenni.


Supporters of Abdurrahman Wahid celebrate in parliament.


Two men lie injured in the street after a device explodes.


A lawmaker reacts as the poll result becomes clear.


News of Megawati Sukarnoputri's defeat leaves supporters in tears.


Supporters of Megawati Sukarnoputri shout protests in Jakarta.


Megawati Sukarnoputri walks over to congratulate her opponent after losing the presidential election by 373 votes to 313.


Family members escort President Abdurrahman out of parliament.
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