A series of explosions hit Jakarta on January 14 killing at least seven people. The gunmen attacked the police post located at the entrance to the Sarinah shopping mall. A policeman was killed by a grenade explosion, three civilians were injured in a shootout. According to the law enforcement agencies, the gunmen then threw a grenade at the Starbucks cafe and hid themselves in the building of Jakarta Theater where they were neutralized. The attack was carried out by seven militants. Four militants were wiped out and another three arrested in the special operation. Indonesian President Joko Widodo said the attacks were an "act of terror."