Motorcycle gunmen have shot dead a policeman as he escorted a convoy in downtown Jakarta, an official said Wednesday, the latest brazen assault on an officer in the capital.
An Indonesian policeman holds his weapon, pictured on December 21, 2012. A police officer was shot dead in Jakarta on Tuesday, officials said.
It was the fourth fatal shooting of a policeman in or around the city in recent weeks and the most high-profile yet, as it was in central Jakarta and right by the headquarters of a powerful law enforcement agency.
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