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Six Koreans Injured in Bali Blasts

Posted October. 03, 2005 03:15,   


Suicide bombs exploded in the predominantly Muslim Indonesian resort area of Bali on October 1, injuring and killing at least 130 people, according to the local media.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade announced that six Koreans were injured. One underwent surgery to remove a splinter in the eye. Four of the six suffered mild injuries and are expected to come back to Korea tomorrow.

The Jakarta Post reported that the first explosion took place in the Raja Restaurant located in Kuta, a southern Bali city at around 7:30 p.m. on October 1, and that 10 minutes and 11 minutes later, two bombs exploded in seafood restaurants on Jimbaran Beach around Kuta, killing at least 32 and injuring at least 100.

In Kuta, a terrorist bombing attack killed 202 and injured 300 in the Sari Nightclub near the beach on October 12, 2002.

Ho-Gab Lee gdt@donga.com