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Victims of Bali Bombings Remembered

Relatives of the 202 people killed in the Bali terror attacks marked the second anniversary of the bombings Tuesday with a moment of silence and a defiant vow to defeat the Islamic militants behind the blasts. Around 200 family members and survivors, most of them Australians, attended the ceremony at a memorial close to the island’s ground zero — empty lots in the heart of the tourist district where the terrorists blew up two packed nightclubs on Oct. 12, 2002. The bombers have said they were targeting Americans and seven U.S. citizens were among the dead. “The events of that day represents the loss of innocence and a tragedy for all those who value peace, beauty and what is right,” Australian Ambassador David Ritchie said during the 30-minute ceremony. Full Story

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