Indonesia President Joko Widodo (L) shakes hands with Chairman of Muhammadiyah Haedar Nasir before meeting with Muslim leaders at Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 1, 2016. Antara Foto/Widodo S Jusuf/via REUTERS
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At a news conference held in the early hours of Saturday, Widodo lashed out at "political actors", whom he did not name, for stoking a huge protest by Muslims that briefly turned violent Friday night.One person died and more than 100 were injured in the clashes, many of them police officers, Indonesian national police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar said in a press conference Saturday.Some 15 people were arrested for looting a minimart in north Jakarta, while 10 were being investigated for allegedly whipping up violence, Amar said, noting that the two incidents were not directly related.
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