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Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

This is the site of the Bali Terrorsit attack in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia as of August 2004,
At 11:05pm (1505 UTC) on 12 October 2002, an electronically triggered bomb ripped through Paddy's Bar, driving the injured out into the street. Approximately ten to fifteen seconds later, a second much more powerful car bomb concealed in a white Mitsubishi van exploded in front of the Sari Club. Windows throughout the town were blown out. Scenes of horror and panic inside and outside the bars followed, with many acts of individual heroism. The local hospital was unable to cope with the number of injured, particularly burn victims. Many of the wounded, of all nationalities, were flown by the Royal Australian Air Force to hospitals in Darwin and other Australian cities.


The final death toll was 202, the majority of them holiday-makers in their 20s and 30s who were in the two bars. Many Balinese working in the bars were also killed. Hundreds more people suffered horrific burns and other injuries. The largest group among those killed were holiday-makers from Australia.

· Date: Thu October 14, 2004 · Reference ID: 1579/222004_0831_151304AA_1 · Views: 3183 ·
Keywords: Site of Bali Bombing Terrorist Attack


 
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