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Indonesia teens accused of blasphemy over Maroon 5 dance

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Five Indonesian teenage girls have been accused of blasphemy and may face jail after making a video in which they mixed Islamic prayer with dancing to a Maroon 5 song, police said Tuesday. 

Indonesian police commandos prepare for the opening ceremony of a joint anti-terror drill in Kelapa Dua, west Java, on October 25, 2011. Five Indonesian teenage girls have been accused of blasphemy and may face jail after making a video in which they mixed Islamic prayer with dancing to a Maroon 5 song, police said Tuesday.

The girls were expelled from their high school in Tolitoli city, on Sulawesi island, and reported to police after the video of their dance to the US band's hit "One More Night" went viral online.

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