Death toll from January 14 attacks rises to eight

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The death toll from last Thursdays attacks in Jakarta rose to eight after one more victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital on Saturday night, police said on Sunday.

"Rais Karna who was treated at Abdi Waluyo hospital died at 09.30 p.m. last night," spokesman for the Jakarta Metropolitan Police Senior Commissioner Musyafak said.

He said 16 people who have sustained injuries in the attacks are being treated at several hospitals.

Police said earlier seven people were killed and 20 others injured in last Thursdays bomb blasts and shootout in Jakarta.

Reported by Anita Permata Dewi