Australians ‘horrified’ as Indonesia releases Bali bomb maker on parole

Australians ‘horrified’ as indonesia releases bali bomb maker on parole

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The bomb maker responsible for the deadly attacks in Bali in 2002 was released on parole on December 7, 2022, after serving part of his 20-year sentence. Indonesian authorities said Umar Patek, a former member of an al-Qaeda-linked group called Jemaah Islamiah, was ‘successfully reformed’ in prison. The bombings killed 202 people in Kuta Beach, 88 of them Australians.

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