Indonesian Authorities Search for Clues to Bali Bombing
03 October 2005
Indonesian authorities investigating the weekend bombings on the resort island of Bali are searching for clues from an amateur video taken moments before one of the bombs exploded. More than 25 people died in the blasts, and over 100 were wounded.
The video shows a man wearing a backpack walking through a crowded restaurant moments before an explosion rips through the eatery.
It was one of three explosions set off almost simultaneously Saturday night at two popular spots frequented by both foreign tourists and Indonesians on the tourist island of Bali.
Investigators are focusing on the regional terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah, which was blamed for the 2002 bombings in Bali that killed 202 people, many of them foreign tourists.
Bali's hospitals over have kept pace with the casualties from Saturday by applying tough lessons learned in 2002.
Doctor Wayan Nurjana, the vice director of Bali's Graha Asi hospital, says compared to the 2002 terrorist bombing, doctors were better prepared to handle this terrorist attack.
Many of the injured have been evacuated to hospitals in nearby Singapore and Australia.
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