Car bomb kills 182 on Indonesian island

from CBC.ca archives | Sat, 12 Oct 2002

JAKARTA - At least 182 people were killed and some 300 injured in an explosion Saturday night that investigators say may have been a terrorist attack on Indonesia's resort island of Bali.

No one has claimed responsibility for the car bomb attack, but there is suspicion it may be linked to Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida. U.S. officials say there are al-Qaida cells in Indonesia.

The attack happened on the second anniversary of the attack against USS Cole off Yemen that killed 17 U.S. sailors.

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