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In the wake of a series of deadly explosions in Jakarta Thursday morning local time, Indonesians are sharing a message of defiance on social media.

Condemned as an “act of terror” by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the violence in the capital city’s central shopping and business district has reportedly left at least four people dead. The attackers have not yet been identified, but Indonesia has previously been the victim of bombings undertaken by Islamic militant groups.

Rather than be cowed, as the area affected went into lockdown, locals and supporters from around the world used social media to tell the perpetrators their attempts to sow fear would not be successful Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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