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25-October-2016
25-October-2016

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A tree commemorates those Australians who died or were injured in the Bali bombings in Indonesia on the 12th October 2002.

The bombings occurred on 12 October 2002 in the tourist district of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali. The attack was the deadliest act of terrorism in the history of Indonesia, killing 202 people, (including 88 Australians, and 38 Indonesian citizens).  A further 240 people were injured. On 24 October 2008, Bali Officials announced that three men convicted of carrying out the bombings would be executed by firing squad in November 2008.

Location

Address:Aitken Street, John Aitken Reserve, Gisborne, 3437
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.485153
Long: 144.591949
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

Front Inscription

In memory of our fellow Australians who were killed and injured in the Bal tragedy

October 2002

 

Source: MA
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