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Hunt on for mastermind behind Bali bombings

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Hunt on for mastermind behind Bali bombings


As holidaymakers leave in their droves, the hunt is on for the masterminds behind the Bali terrorist attacks.Police on the Indonesian island say three suicide bombers triggered theexplosions that killed at least 26 people and injured more than 100.The attacks on Saturday came almost three years after nightclub bombings in Bali killed 202 people, mostly foreign tourists.Holidaymakers had only just started returning to the island.

So far there has been no claim of responsibility for the attacks, but security experts say they appeared to be the work of a group seen as the regional wing of Al Qaeda.Simulatenous explosions went off in three different restaurants – two at Jambaran Beach and one at Kuta beach. In chilling images released by police, a tourist unwittingly captured one of the bombers on video before the blast. He is seen walking through the restaurant, with something apparently attached to his back.
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