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AUGUST 6, 2003 WED
Updated 9:00am CST
PRISON PLANET.com Newswire: Marriott Hotel Bombing
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Jakarta hotel bombing: Car bomb explanation contradicts eyewitness reports

Assorted reports

The official version of events to explain yesterday's bombing was that a single car bomb caused the devastation. However, eyewitnesses state that there were as many as four seperate blasts, some as far apart as 10 minutes.
US Embassy cancelled the booking of Marriott Hotel 4.5 hours before explosion

Indonesia News

Something interesting happened just hours before the explosion shocked the JW Marriott Hotel, Mega Kuningan, South Jakarta. The US Embassy cancelled the booking of 10-20 rooms in that hotel.
Flashback: US planned withdrawal of Indonesia staff hours before Bali bombing

Assorted reports

The official version of events to explain yesterday's bombing was that a single car bomb caused the devastation. However, eyewitnesses state that there were as many as four seperate blasts, some as far apart as 10 minutes.
'Staff and guests evacuated BEFORE the blast'

Sky News

Hotel bosses said staff and guests had been evacuated before the blast, which happened during the busy lunch hour.
Police had warning of Jakarta bomb

London Evening Standard

Police in Indonesia today said they seized documents last month showing terrorists were planning to target the area around Jakarta's Marriott Hotel that was devastated by a powerful car bomb.
Police knew that bombed Jakarta hotel was terror target

Belfast Telegraph

Indonesian police seized documents last month showing terrorists were planning to target the area around Jakarta's Marriott Hotel, devastated yesterday by a powerful suicide car bomb that killed 15 people.
Jakarta police had anticipated attack

Associated Press

Derwin Pereira, the Straits Times correspondent in Jakarta, told The Associated Press that two weeks ago he received a call from a "well-placed informant" saying there would be a major strike in Indonesia this month.