Remembering victims of 2002 Bali bombings

Foreign tourists paying their respects yesterday at the memorial for victims of the 2002 Bali bombings in the Kuta tourist district near Denpasar, on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, which marked the 15th anniversary of the blasts. The 2002 bomb
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Foreign tourists paying their respects yesterday at the memorial for victims of the 2002 Bali bombings in the Kuta tourist district near Denpasar, on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, which marked the 15th anniversary of the blasts.

The 2002 bombings, blamed on the militant Jemaah Islamiah network linked to Al-Qaeda, tore apart a busy nightclub strip in Kuta, killing 202 people, including 88 Australians.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 13, 2017, with the headline 'Remembering victims of 2002 Bali bombings'. Print Edition | Subscribe