Baswedan was accused of betraying his moderate Islamic roots when he met and sang with FPI leader Habib Rizieq, who was twice imprisoned for inciting violence in 2003 and 2008. Purnama recovered to win the first round on Feb. 15 with 43 percent of the vote, compared to 40 percent for Baswedan and 17 percent for Agus Yudhoyono, son of former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who drew support from conservative Muslims. CHINESE PLOTS The FPI was among groups circulating hoax news stories on social media during the campaign of a pending invasion of Chinese workers and Chinese plots to decimate Indonesia's crops with contaminated chili The FPI has vowed to stage further protests and a "revolution" if Purnama wins, according to flyers circulated by the group. A senior government official said a victory for Purnama could reignite religious tensions and China-baiting at a time when the government is chasing Chinese investment for much-needed infrastructure. "I worry that if a sizeable portion of the electorate feels cheated there could be a very serious backlash," said the official, who asked for anonymity to speak freely about the political climate in Indonesia. However, political analyst Tobias Basuki also saw risks เบอร์มงคล dtac for the national government and its reform agenda if Baswedan won, given plans by his political patron Prabowo Subianto to challenge Widodo in the 2019 presidential poll. Baswedan was Widodo's campaign manager in the 2014 presidential election, when he beat Subianto. But Widodo sacked him as education minister last year.
There were bodies on the ground everywhere, and a sense of panic, people standing by their loved ones, but also people running away. The incident, which was treated as a terrorist attack immediately, came just over two weeks after five people were killed on Westminster Bridge by a car and four months after 12 people were killed when a truck ploughed into a Christmas market in Berlin. Within three hours of the attack police released a grainy photograph of a suspect with a goatee beard wearing a green jacket, white shoes and a grey hooded top. Graphic pictures posted on social media showed the lorrys progress printed in bloodied tyre tracks on the street, the body of the dog cast off to one side. View photos Emergency services work at the scene where a truck crashed into the Ahlens department store Credit: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP More People are lying mowed down along the whole route, reported a second witness. CPR is being given and rubbish bags are being used to cover the lifeless bodies. At a time when police across Europe are on hair-trigger alerts for terrorism, uniformed forces were deployed within minutes, many wearing gas masks, some with weapons drawn. I turned around and saw a big truck coming towards me. It swerved from side to side. It didnt look out of control, it was trying to hit people, Glen Foran, an Australian tourist in his 40s, told Reuters. It hit a pram with a kid in it, demolished it. It took a long time for police to get here. I suppose from their view it was quick, but it felt like forever. As news spread, Stockholm was placed into lockdown, with police telling the public to avoid the city centre.
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