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i was reading the dc sniper thread, and remembered hearing about the bali bombings today
all i really know is something like 100+ people are dead, and the bombs were apparantly targeted at places (nightclubs etc.) where many 'westerners' would be located
People are starting to believe the Apocolypse is coming these days. I personally don't believe so but look what is going on all around us. Sniper, Terrorism, Iraq, Bali, Isreal/Palestine, etc. Is there any safe havens left in the world?
my room is a pretty safe haven
till some psycho with a flamethrower comes along, which is bound to happen next, planes then sniper then bombs.......
Here's the story curtesy of the CBC...
Terrorists may be behind attack on tourists in Indonesia
Last Updated Sun, 13 Oct 2002 0:20:03
JAKARTA - At least 171 people were killed and more than 270 injured in an explosion Saturday night that investigators said may have been a terrorist attack on Indonesia's resort island of Bali.
Bodies were still being pulled from the rubble of a crowded nightclub Sunday morning not far from where the car bomb had been detonated.
More than half the dead were foreigners, including tourists from Australia, Britain, France, Germany, Sweden and New Zealand.
At least one of the injured is a Canadian, according to officials in Ottawa, although the person's identity and condition were not released.
The explosion outside the Sari Club at the Kuta Beach resort was so powerful it damaged several other buildings on the block.
A second bomb exploded less than 50 metres from the U.S. consulate in the city of Denpasar, the capital of Bali, officials said. No one was hurt in that blast.
Investigators said they don't know who carried out the attacks, which they said may have been acts of terrorism.
'If you look at the number of victims, this was indiscriminate and there is indeed a possibility this was terrorism,' said Indonesia's national police chief Gen. Da'i Bachtiar.
'This is the worst act of terror in Indonesia's history,' he told reporters at Jakarta's airport Sunday before leaving for Bali. 'We have to be more alert for other acts of terror.'
Washington has expressed concern in the past about Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network operating out of bases in Indonesia.
On Thursday, the U.S. State Department issued a worldwide caution to Americans overseas that extremist groups may be planning attacks against American interests.
The warning said such groups do not distinguish between official and civilian targets
Written by CBC News Online staff
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