Saturday, November 08, 2008

Bali bombers executed

Remorseless: Ali Ghufron, Imam Samudra and Amrozi Nurhasyim

Three Indonesian Islamic militants convicted over the 2002 Bali bombings have been executed by firing squad. Imam Samudra, Amrozi Nurhasyim and Ali Ghufron (Mukhlas) were shot dead on the island prison of Nusakambangan at 00:15 local time [17:15 GMT Saturday], according to officials. They had been found guilty of planning twin attacks on nightclubs at the resort of Kuta, popular with Western tourists. The bombings killed 202 people and injured over 300 others[BBC / CNN]

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