Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian National Police (Polri) are continuing to investigate Saturday`s packaged bomb explosion at a supermarket in Lubuklinggau, South Sumatra.

"We are still investigating six witnesses," Polri spokesman Senior Commissioner Boy Rafli Amar said here on Tuesday.

He said South Sumatra`s Anti-terror Police Detachment (Densus 88) was cooperating with South Sumatra police in a bid to identify and find the person who sent the bomb to Hindra Sumarjono, the owner of the supermarket where the bomb exploded.

Meanwhile, six witnesses to the explosion, including a car driver and a courier, had been questioned.

The packaged bomb that went off at the supermarket on Saturday wes delivered using a travel car through a courier service.

Police said said an Avansa car with license plate number BG 2336 HD and a Xenia BG 2745 G which were used to send the bomb were seized by the police as evidence.

The bomb package was carried by the Xenia BG 2745 G car from a restaurant in Sekayu town and then transferred to the Avanza BG 2336 HD which was driven to Lubuklinggau by a man identified by his initials as AN.

The bomb then exploded at 9.25 on Saturday morning and wounded Hindra Sumarjono, the owner of the supermarket where the bomb went off.

Hindra sustained severe burns on his stomach and had to undergo intensive treatment at Siti Aisyah Islamic Hospital in Lubuklinggau.

Lubuklinggau police spokesman Adjunct Senior Commissioner Takwil Ihsan said the bomb was a low explosive and assembled into two large and small series.

The bomb exploded on the third floor of the supermarket, not far from a Lubuklinggau police station.

According to information from the field, the bomb was sent to Hindra Sumarjono, the owner of the supermarket, by an unidentified person from Jakarta at 5 on Friday evening. (*)

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