Friday, 17 July 2009. The explosion occurred in Regions Mega Kuningan, Jakarta precisely at the Marriot Grand Hotel Lobby. Explosion that occurred in Marriot Hotel exploded at around 7:45 to 7:50 WIB. A restaurant is not far from the explosion source, smithers. Smoke clearly visible comes from the JW Marriot Hotel Lobby. Explosion at the Mega Kuningan area is suspected as a bomb is deliberately diledakkan by terrorists. Not yet clear how many victims of explosion that occurred in the Mega Kuningan area.
The explosion happened in Marriot Hotel Lobby is large enough and the glass building that is building around the JW Marriot. Explosion at the Marriot Hotel is the second time that happened in Marriot Hotel previous GW Marriot hotel had been the terrorist target at 5th August 2003, 150 people injured. According to the news in ANTV second explosion occurred in the Ritz Carlton.
Based on information from ANTV, explosion occurred twice, the first large-scale explosion and a second smaller scale. The first explosion occurred in the JW Marriot and the second occurred in Ritz Carlton Hotel.