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Bali bombings timeline

October 02, 2005 01:20 IST
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Chronology of major terror attacks in Indonesia dating back to 2000:

Oct 1, 2005: At least two bombs explode at crowded restaurants on the tourist island of Bali, killing at least 19 and wounding scores of others. Officials blame unnamed terrorists for the blasts.

Sept 9, 2004: A suicide car bomb explodes outside the Australian Embassy in the capital, Jakarta, killing 11 and wounding 100 others. Six alleged members of the regional al Qaida linked Jemaah Islamiyah terror group have been convicted in the attack.

Aug 5, 2003: A car bomb in front of the J W Marriott Hotel in central Jakarta, kills 12 people and wounds 150. Fifteen alleged Jemaah Islamiyah operatives convicted over the blast.

Dec 5, 2002: Bomb explodes outside a McDonald's restaurant on Sulawesi Island, killing three people and injuring 11. Jemaah Islamiyah-linked militants blamed for the blast.

Oct 12, 2002: Just before midnight, two near simultaneous bombs explode in a nightclub district on Bali, killing 202 people, most of them foreign tourists. Thirty-three alleged Jemaah Islamiyah operatives have been convicted so far. Three have been sentenced to death.

Dec 25, 2000: Bombs explode at 11 churches across the country on Christmas Eve, killing 19 people and injuring around 100. The attacks have been blamed on Jemaah Islamiyah.

Sept 13, 2000: A car bomb explodes inside the garage of the Jakarta Stock Exchange building, killing 10 people and injuring 16. Perpetrators of the attack unknown.

Aug 1, 2000: Bomb kills two people and seriously injures the Philippine ambassador to Indonesia. Police said the attack was mounted to avenge an assault that ousted the Muslim separatist Moro Islamic Liberation from their camp on the Philippine southern island of Mindanao in 1999.

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