Mon, 07 Jul 2003

Three athletes injured in explosion: Three women volleyball players suffered serious injuries to their hands and legs when a homemade bomb exploded prior to a volleyball match at the Singalodra indoor stadium in Indramayu regency, West Java, on Sunday.

Eyewitnesses said the explosive device was thrown on the court by a spectator and exploded at about 2:35 p.m., prior to the match for the West Java Sports Week.

The three athletes were taken to the Indramayu General Hospital, about 500 meters from the stadium. -- JP