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Rice Condemns Bombings in Bali, Indonesia

Secretary Rice Condemns Bombings in Bali, Indonesia

At least 22 killed after explosions on resort island

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on October 1 condemned the terrorist bombings that day in Bali, Indonesia.

According to press reports, at least 22 people were killed and about 50 others wounded when at least two bombs went off in tourist areas of the resort island.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, and we wish a speedy recovery to those injured. The United States stands with the people and government of Indonesia as they work to bring to justice those responsible for these acts terrorism,” Rice said.

Following is the text of Rice’s statement:

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Secretary Condoleezza Rice

Washington, DC

October 1, 2005

The United States condemns the terrorist bombings today in Bali that claimed innocent lives and injured many more. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, and we wish a speedy recovery to those injured.

The United States stands with the people and government of Indonesia as they work to bring to justice those responsible for these acts of terrorism. We will continue to work together in our common fight against terror.

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