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Jakarta Post

Bali bombing victims remembered, eight years later

  • Desy Nurhayati

    The Jakarta Post

Denpasar   /   Wed, October 13 2010   /  09:47 am

Solemn commemoration: The deaths of 202 people in a terrorist attack on Oct. 12, 2002, are commemorated by friends and family at the Bali Bombing monument in Kuta, Bali, on Tuesday. JP/Stanny AnggaThe 2002 bombings of the Sari Club and Paddy’s Bar in Kuta were commemorated by a solemn memorial service held at the Australian consulate in Bali, where families, relatives and friends of some of the victims gathered.Tearful mourners observed a moment of silence and took turns laying wreaths and bouquets at the base of a wooden memorial cross.Australia would continue to stand firmly with Indonesia in the struggle  against terrorism, Australian Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires Paul Robilliard said. “We congratulate the Indonesian government and the police for their success in arresting key members of the terrorist network, including those associated with the July 17 bombing and the Aceh...