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UPDATE: Noordin Mohammed Top, Jakarta Bombings Suspect, Hunted By Police (VIDEO)

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UPDATE: Indonesian police hunting Noordin Mohammed Top, the man wanted in connection with the recent bombing of two luxury hotels in Jakarta, have been involved in a shootout in Central Java.

Local media reported the incident was ongoing on Friday, with local sources telling Al Jazeera that Noordin was likely in the village where the shooting was taking place.

Nanan Soekarna, the national police spokesman, said that police were involved in a shooting incident with suspected Islamic fighters.

It was earlier reported, though without official confirmation, that Noordin had been arrested.

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Check out this video released in July of the suspected bomber.

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