Indonesia election result sparks deadly riots in Jakarta
Protesters demonstrate the official government election results in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images
Indonesia's security minister said Wednesday authorities would block social media in some areas amid deadly riots over the official election result in Jakarta, AP reports.
Why it matters: Jakarta's governor told a press conference earlier riots in Indonesia's capital left at least 6 people dead and 200 wounded, per Channel News Asia.
The big picture: Demonstrators took to the streets of Jakarta after sitting Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was declared the winner of April's election by a double-digit margin. Police said they had arrested at least 20 people, according to Reuters.