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Police in Indonesia Say Man Admits Planting Bomb in Bali Nightclub
Aired November 7, 2002 - 05:36 ET
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CAROL COSTELLO, CNN ANCHOR: And I have some breaking news to tell you about at 36 minutes past the hour. This just coming in over the A.P. wire. Police in Indonesia say the man they are interrogating has admitted to planting a bomb in that attack on the Bali nightclub that killed, about, oh, 200 people last month. The man's name is Amrazi (ph). That's the only name he's giving police investigators.
Apparently he owned the minivan that was used to -- you know, the minivan had the bomb inside of it and it was parked near that nightclub and exploded. Also, Amrazi was apparently arrested at an Islamic boarding school in the town of Tangaloon (ph) and the head of that school said in a TV interview that Amrazi had also attended a speech at the school by radical Islamic cleric Abu Bakar-Bashir. Bashir, as you may know, is already in police custody and he is accused of being the spiritual head of Jamia Islamia, a regional Islamic militant network thought to have carried out this Bali attack.
So police are making great progress in Indonesia this morning. We'll have more on this story throughout the day here on CNN.
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