Suicidal Terror

Investigators probing October's Bali bomb blasts have reached new and startling conclusions about the two explosions in Kuta that claimed 193 lives. Previously they thought one or both of the blasts were set off by a remote-controlled device, most likely a mobile phone. But TIME has learned that investigators now believe both explosions were probably set off by suicide bombers. Sources familiar with the investigation say the main bomb—up to 100 kilos of explosives packed into a Mitsubishi minivan—was most likely detonated by a suicide bomber who was inside the vehicle.


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