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Bali Bombing : 26-November-2011
Bali Bombing : 26-November-2011

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A tree commemorates the victims of the Bali bombing terrorist attack that occurred in Bali, Indonesia in October 2002.

The 2002 Bali bombings occurred on 12 October 2002 in the tourist district of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali. The attack killed 202 people (including 88 Australians, 38 Indonesians, and people of more than 20 other nationalities). A further 209 people were injured. Various members of Jemaah Islamiyah, a violent Islamist group, were convicted in relation to the bombings, including three individuals who were sentenced to death. The three were executed by firing squad on the 8th November 2008. 

Location

Address:511 Burwood Highway, Grounds of Knox Civic Centre, Wantirna South, 3152
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.871439
Long: 145.245062
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Terrorism
Actual Event STart Date:12-October-2002
Actual Event End Date:12-October-2002

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 17th December, 2002
Front Inscription

Plaque:
This tree was planted to express the
Knox community`s profound sympathy
for the victims of the Bali bombing
on 12 October, 2002.

Cr Karin Orpen - Mayor
Cr Tom Blaze, Cr Cathryn Boyle, Cr Emanuele Cicchiello,
Cr Amanda Leeper, Cr Peter Lockwood, Cr Jenny Moore,
Cr Garry Scates, Cr Geoff Wood-Bradley

17 December 2002

Source: MA
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