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Caliphate Indonesia, Bali bombers say ready for firing squad

October 31, 2007

Bali bombers say ready for firing squadBy Heri Retnowati REUTERS

4:34 a.m. October 29, 2007

BATU PRISON, NUSAKAMBANGAN,

Indonesia – The three Indonesians sentenced to die for the 2002 Bali blasts, which killed more than 200 people, say they are ready to be executed and their only regret is that Muslims died in the attack. […]

The two blasts on Bali’s Kuta strip on Oct. 12, 2002, one at Paddy’s Bar, the other at the Sari Club, killed 202 including 88 Australians and 38 Indonesian citizens, and devastated the resort island’s tourist industry.

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SCARING FOREIGNERS

The attacks, blamed on Southeast Asian Islamic militant group Jemaah Islamiah (JI), were intended to scare away foreigners so that Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim nation, could eventually become part of a larger Islamic caliphate

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http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20071029-0434-indonesia-militants-.html

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