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Aerosmith Cancel Indonesia Concert Over Bomb Threat

Jakarta embassy reportedly targeted

Aerosmith attend the Stone Music Festival press conference in Sydney, Australia.
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May 5, 2013 2:55 PM ET

Aerosmith have canceled an upcoming concert in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta due to reports of a bomb threat at the Myanmar Embassy. The band canceled the show, set for May 11th, on Saturday after the Indonesian government announced the arrests of two alleged militants plotting to bomb the embassy to protest the government's teratment of Muslims, the AP reports.

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