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Post-Election Unrest Continues For Second Night In Indonesia

Clashes between protesters and Indonesian security forces continued on Wednesday night as crowds continued to show their rage over the result of last month’s presidential election, according to Reuters. Central Jakarta was filled with instances of tear gas, rubber bullets, projectiles, and firecrackers as protesters tore apart street signs and set fire to security posts and food stalls. The capital’s governor, Anies Baswedan, said six people were killed during riots on the first night which was in the textile market neighborhood of Tanah Abang. State news agency Antara said three hospitals treated more than 350 people for injuries on Wednesday …read more