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'Second Bali bombing foiled'

The detention of suspects after last October’s Bali nightclub attack stopped them from carrying out another atrocity, Australian police have claimed. Federal Police Commissioner Mick Keelty said the militant group Jemaah Islamiah, widely blamed for the Bali bombing, had plotted a second attack in Indonesia late last year. But he told Australian public radio that police action had prevented a repeat of the Bali atrocity which killed nearly 200 people, around half of them Australian tourists. Thirty suspects have been arrested in connection with the twin bomb blasts on Kuta Beach, including the reputed mastermind Imam Samudra and Ali Imron, who police say drove one of the vans packed with explosives. Mr Keelty declined to say where in Indonesia the second attack was to have occurred. Full Story

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