Hundreds of victims at memorial Bali bombings

Hundreds of victims at memorial Bali bombings

Balikpapan : Indonesia | Oct 12, 2012 at 12:37 AM PDT
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JIMBARAN - Several hundred survivors and relatives of victims of the Bali bombings have Friday attended a memorial meeting in Indonesia.

It's Friday 10 years ago that suicide bombers blew themselves at two busy nightlife. Due to the attacks by members of the terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah were 202 people killed, including four Dutch. Among the dead were 88 Australians, especially young holiday makers and members of the traveling sports teams. At the memorial meeting were therefore many Australians who are shrouded with the flag of their country. During the commemoration were among others the names of all the victims read. Australia Among others, the Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard attended the ceremony and made a speech. She said that the attacks by Indonesia and Australia, neighbors at a distance closer than ever came. The ceremony took place under the watchful eye of some 2,000 police officers and soldiers, including snipers. In preparation for Friday was the Indonesian police evidence that radicals possibly an attack would commit at the memorial. The security measures were stepped up to the highest level.
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