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Analysis: Jakarta blasts show hotel weaknesses

Published 07/17/2009, Associated Press

Twin hotel suicide bombings in Indonesia Friday exposed new security weaknesses in an industry increasingly in the cross-hairs of terrorists — and pointed to evolving tactics by the militants. By posing as guests and then checking into one of the hotels with explosives that were then assembled into bombs in the privacy of a room, the terrorists were apparently able to evade the metal detectors and vehicle checks put in place to ward off attackers.

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