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truebeliever
10-01-2005, 09:21 AM
Well, well, well. Just as Howard is copping it for his new "anti-terror" laws...the good people of Al'CIAda have obliged with a nice set of bombs.
:-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D 8-)

2200 hrs - 10pm West Oz time. Saturday Night.

Johnny, I am offering my services as your terrorist scam adviser. You see Johnny, the key is subtlety. You know, finesse. Old school. Are you ADD? You need to learn the art of waiting and not being so obvious.

I should be upset but I burst out laughing as the news flashed accross the screen as I was enjoying good family value "The Sound Of Music".

I will now treat the whole "lock down the peasants" exercise as the amature joke it is.

Lord have Mercy.

Prime Minister John Howard on hearing the shattering news...

http://www.johnhowardmp.com/images/bennelong_06b.jpg

Best summing up of the situation we face...

http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn3079275-v.jpg

truebeliever
10-01-2005, 10:02 AM
10 dead. 30 injured and bound to rise. Mostly tourists.

Wonder how big the bomb crater will be?

jason_ou812
10-01-2005, 10:07 AM
I almost had the same reaction, but I had to restrain myself, as the missus and I were watching Julie andrews ourselves.

Little Johnny, downer and ruddick will no doubt be saying with glee 'see, we told you so. aren't you glad we brought in our anti-terror laws, to prevent something like this from happening!'

psholtz
10-01-2005, 10:08 AM
truebeliever wrote:
Best summing up of the situation we face...

http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn3079275-v.jpg
I agree w/ everything you wrote except this bit.. I think it you look under the covers, the banking powers that control the US and are same banking powers that contrl the UN. The US and UN are just opposite sides of the some "Hegelian dialectic" "managed conflict" situation that is being used to create "controlled chaos" around the world..

Of course, in some sense, that makes your picture quite accurate.. just so long as you realize that the man funding Uncle Sam is the same man funding Kofi Annon..

freeman
10-01-2005, 10:14 AM
just so long as you realize that the man funding Uncle Sam is the same man funding Kofi Annon..

Yes. And Bush is just playing out his part in the game, either intentionally or uniwittingly, makes no difference.

truebeliever
10-01-2005, 10:16 AM
Of course, in some sense, that makes your picture quite accurate.. just so long as you realize that the man funding Uncle Sam is the same man funding Kofi Annon..

It was more about Johnny.

But yes. Absoloutly. Bush is "Goldstein" energising the Left and teaching the world that religion is indeed bad and only the U.N can save us.

Little Johnny, downer and ruddick will no doubt be saying with glee 'see, we told you so. aren't you glad we brought in our anti-terror laws, to prevent something like this from happening!

I will not be watching the news. If I see his ugly little eyebrows on the telly attempting to hide his glee I will be sick. Gawd! Who runs these covert ops? The anniversary is 10 days away, why not wait? Obviously they have bombs to plant elsewhere and they have to clean the "All Seeing Eye" back on the Jerusalem Supreme Court building before the next sacrifice.

Terror comes back to Bali
From correspondents in Bali
01oct05

DEVELOPING STORY
AT LEAST nine people, including four foreigners, were killed and dozens wounded in four explosions on Bali last night - only days short of the third anniversary of the terrorist attack there that killed 202, including 88 Australians.

http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/imagedata/0,1658,5055653,00.jpg

Witnesses said they saw body parts, including a severed head and a leg.

One blast was reported at Kuta Square, but three rocked Jimbaran Beach, about 30km south of the famed strip. The beach is lined with popular tourist seafood restaurants.

Police confirmed several blasts went off, but they could not say if they were bombs.

The areas have been cordoned off and staff from nearby businesses were ordered out.

The explosions rocked a hotel and department store. The blasts ripped through the holiday island about 9pm Melbourne time - one near the Four Seasons Hotel in Jimbaran, and 10 minutes later near the Matahari department store in the centre of the popular tourist centre of Kuta.

No AFL teams are reported to be in the area. Brisbane cancelled its Bali end-of-season trip due to reports of unrest and will go to Cairns instead.

A witness, Wayan Kresna, told El Shinta radio station: "I helped lift up the bodies. There was blood everywhere. Many people have been brought to the hospital."

Mr Kresna said he had been involved in the aftermath of a bomb in a Jimbaran Beach seafood restaurant.

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono warned in late August that terrorists were likely to launch an attack in Indonesia in the next two months - during what has become known in the country as "bomb season" because of a series of attacks at this time over the past three years.

http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,16787767%255E661,00.html


Bali bomb blasts
By Mark Forbes
Jakarta
Brendan Nicholson, Phillip Hudson
Canberra
October 2, 2005

Bloodied victims of the bomb blast leave the scene at Kuta last night.

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Bloodied victims of the bomb blast leave the scene at Kuta last night.
Photo: Getty Images

Bomb blasts struck popular tourists precincts in Bali last night, with reports of eight or more dead and dozens of people injured.

A local radio network claimed most of the dead were western tourists.

Australian officials were investigating if Australian tourists were killed or injured.

Witnesses said the scene was horrific. "I helped lift up the bodies, there was blood everywhere," Wayan Kresna told El Shinta radio station. He said at least two people were dead and many had been taken to hospital.

Mr Kresna said he witnessed the explosion at a seafood restaurant on Jimbaran beach, about 30 kilometres from Kuta, which is frequented by many foreign tourists.

Opposition foreign affairs spokesman Kevin Rudd said the terrorist attack was "revolting beyond description".

"Based on initial reports, there appears to have been a terrible loss of life in Bali. As we approach the third anniversary of the Bali bombs, this is revolting beyond description. This is a terrorist attack," he said.

The apparently co-ordinated terrorist attacks bear the hallmarks of terrorist network Jemaah Islamiah, which carried out the Bali bombings three years ago and the attack on Australia's Jakarta embassy at this time last year.
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The blasts began shortly before 7pm, with simultaneous explosions at Kuta town square, one in a cafe and another reportedly in the Matahari department store.

A third blast hit a market outside the Four Seasons Hotel at Jimbaran beach.

Bloodied patrons staggered into Kuta Square, and out of the damaged nightclub adjacent to the Four Seasons. Local television reported body parts were found inside.

Witnesses near Kuta Square said many people were injured and all windows around the popular shopping precinct shattered.

There was no confirmation of the number of casualties or fatalities late last night. Indonesian radio station el Shinta reported that several western tourists were among eight dead, and many others were injured.

Some local media outlets claimed there had been six separate explosions.

Those near Kuta Square said the blasts were nowhere near as powerful as those that hit the nearby Sari Club and Paddy's Bar in 2002, killing more than 200 people.

Terrorism experts warned less than a week ago that the Indonesia-based terrorist group Jemaah Islamiah could carry out another major attack soon and Australians could again be its target.

In a report on terrorism in Indonesia, terrorism specialist Aldo Borgu of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute said JI had tried to carry out a major attack every 12 months and another could come soon.

The organisation was behind the Bali nightclub bombings in 2002, which killed 202 people including 88 Austalians, the bombing of the Marriott Hotel in Jakarta in 2003 and the 2004 Australian embassy bombing, which killed 10 people and injured 182.

"This seems to reflect the time necessarily to adequately plan for an operation typical of the complexity of a suicide car bombing."

Mr Borgu said JI's attacks had been highly repetitive and limited in their concept.

"Therefore the absence of any other type of JI operation - such as kidnapping, assassination, maritime attacks or less sophisticated bombings - since the last bombing may well signify that JI is sticking to its current repertoire, namely a suicide car bomb against a Western target "

Mr Borgu said that on June 9 Indonesian police said there had been an increase in communication among militants indicating they were planning fresh strikes.

"Embassies, international schools, office buildings, hotels, global corporations and shopping malls would all have to be considered potential targets."

Mr Borgu said that despite the damage JI had suffered in the wake of its earlier bombings it was still capable of carrying out annual attacks.

"There is still a possibility that one might be in the offing some time soon," he said.

Mr Borgu and Australian National University Indonesia specialist Greg Fealy co-wrote a new Strategic Policy Institute report on the state of radical Islam in Indonesia.

It concluded that JI in Indonesia had been weakened significantly, with many of its members pushing for peaceful change and opposing the bombers in its ranks.

But the report said that JI remained a significant threat to Australians, whom it regarded as legitimate targets.

http://www.theage.com.au/news/war-on-terror/bali-bomb-blasts/2005/10/02/1127804700738.html

Whats really funny is this quote you ALWAYS hear...

Mr Borgu said that on June 9 Indonesian police said there had been an increase in communication among militants indicating they were planning fresh strikes.

So they know who's phones to tap but they dont seem able to arrest anyone or stop these attacks? Hmmmm....why if I did'nt know better I'd say there was a conspiracy going on! 8-)

nomad
10-01-2005, 10:17 AM
The US vs the UN is a classic hegelian dialect

strategy ... 2 sides controlled by the same

people. The Rockefellers financed the

U.N. and donated their land for its building and

the NWO boys have been controlling it since.

truebeliever
10-01-2005, 10:31 AM
I agree w/ everything you wrote except this bit.. I think it you look under the covers, the banking powers that control the US and are same banking powers that contrl the UN. The US and UN are just opposite sides of the some "Hegelian dialectic" "managed conflict" situation that is being used to create "controlled chaos" around the world..

Of course, in some sense, that makes your picture quite accurate.. just so long as you realize that the man funding Uncle Sam is the same man funding Kofi Annon...

The US vs the UN is a classic hegelian dialect strategy ... 2 sides controlled by the same people. The Rockefellers financed the U.N. and donated their land for its building and the NWO boys have been controlling it since.

I posted this in Febuary this year. (http://www.clubconspiracy.com/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=891&forum=14&post_id=7384&PHPSESSID=e13d0a77a1bf9799fca031cad8dab600#forumpo st7384)

But what of a catalysing HUGE terrorist attack you say on American soil?

I asure you everyone in the Intelligence services to one degree or another know the war on terror is a crock. Not all, but an awful lot to one degree or another.

To incinerate or kill in vast numbers, American people, on home soil, will result in a coup of some description.

There will be a revolt amongst the armed forces and the American people who just happen to be armed to the teeth.

Like rats in a cage they whack us over the head with a stick whenever one of us starts discussing with another rat that the end of the cage is actually open...WHACK! War, war war...blah blah balh...the same old game centralising power and keeping the peasants energy where they want it...going round and round in circles...

The NWO is backed into a corner. They know that if they proceed with a 'catalysing event' bigger and better than 9-11, they will force people who would otherwise do nothing into direct action against them.

If I believed for one minute that my government was behind the deaths of huge numbers of Australians I would be forced to act. I could no longer sit and talk about the issues, my own survival instinct and sense of rage would kick in.

There are an awful lot of buried SKK and SKS assault rifles buried in this country. Howard would'nt dare. Not that I believe he would. I dont think he's in on the main game. Regardless, he'd need more than his piddly carbon fibre vest. **Dear ASIO/F.P...that is not a veiled threat, just stating what you yourself know. I will never condone violence except in the most extreme event**.

As for Bush and Co...the American people will string the lot of them up. They cannot pull off a 'catalysing event'. They tried once and were thwarted by the net and alot of clued up ordinary people.

They will have to keep the people distracted by offshore wars and the usual endless talk of an Al Quida attack which will never appear.

Remember, any predictions that gain credence on the net will force the NWO engineer's to alter course. They are VERY afraid of the net. In fact they're shitting themselves as we speak.

I predict war in the M.E in many forms. Firstly endless talk of it. Then an aerial bombardment of Iran. This may culminate in the use of tactical nukes by the U.S if Iran can be framed for the use of WMD's.

There will be NO ground invasion of any kind. I dont even belive there are U.S Special Forces on the ground in Iran. The Iranian Elite Gaurd will make mince meat of them if U.S special forces (oz and brits too) are located and cannot call in air strikes to protect themselves.

As for certain agent provocetures like Rivero and Co who push that it will result in nooklear war with Russia...take your pills Rivero, you're an idiot and friend of Soros and Co. Actually, you're just a useful idiot with a reasonably useful web site...still waiting for the Microsoft goon squad Rivero! When are they due?

Speaking of Soros...he's in the States as we speak...PROMOTING DEMOCRACY! I mean, what more do you need that Bush is simply an energiser of the left? In come the European, billionaire Limo riding Lefty/Socialist's sell you the soloution...One World Socialist Government...run by a Ruling Elite of Intellectuals/Businessmen and Polititions. COME IN SUCKER.

Endless talk of war with China, North Korea...and thats the level at which it will stay. TALK.

Release of biological weapons onto the Asian mainland has probably already started. Most likely with the full co-operation of the Chinese Elites who have a huge restless population to quell.

Nuclear weapons have ended the usual methods.

The NWO program, currently headed by the East Coast Blue Bloods flows like this.

Bush and Co are to trash religion and whatever reputation the United States had left in the world with their utterly reckless and fundamentalist/unilateral actions.

Wars for oil will do as an excuse...as long as there's chaos...the only vital requirement.

Read Dave Macgowans excellent analysis at http://davesweb.cnchost.com/

Europe will sit like a big fat spider off on the edges of the web tut, tutting the reckless, individualistic Americans..."if only they would co-operate for the common good".

While everyones looking off to the M.E awaiting armageddon, busy little NWO bee's will begin to foment the break up of the United States of America into as many peices as possible. A process begun long ago by the British and reaching it's climax today.

Floods of immigrants, provoking race hate, successionist movements (Rivero I see exactly where you're headed and it may be your head that gets it buddy), hatred of the Federal Government, destruction of the U.S economy and just generally chaos will suffice to divide and conquor.

Thank you Thomas Chittum for the insights.

No 'catalysing event' will be needed. The scared middle class will be begging for a Police State on steroids to restore order. The trap has been set and is about to be sprung...only a year or so away.

Bush will finish his 2 terms and after serving his perpose will retire to the Swiss Alps or wherever he chooses...wherever the Coke is cheapest perhaps?

In will come the NWO saviour...Arnie has been groomed along time...but it will remain to be seen after the work of Alex Jones and others.

Who ever it is they will extoll these virtues...

Multi-laterlism over Uni-lateralism.

U.N over the U.S as world power.

SECULAR...i repeat...S-E-C-U-L-A-R government...in fact they just want to get rid of religion full stop...no doubt, like Hitler, they will leave it too 'wither on the vine'.

LIBERAL...oh yes, free love baby. Yeh, lets stand for nothing and fall for everything..."hey you want to dance naked in the streets and wipe your arse with the flag and constitution"?..."well thats your right buddy! No fascists here! Just lovely liberal/socialists".

The public, suitably sauted in the juices of armageddon and certain world war will be begging...screaming...pleading for deliverence from the madness with the installment of a ONE WORLD GOVERNMENT ORDER based in Europe.

The whole thing is a CON. Wars for oil, wars for this and wars for that...all utter bullshit as the public is lead by the nose straight into the arms of the NWO/Illuminist death bed.

In the end, after 20-30 years of benevolent fascism/socialism...or whatever you want to call it..FUEDALISM...the masters will say..."hey, you know, we really need to reduce the population to ensure the survival of the greater good. And hey! You dont look that useful...and hey! you're a little bit uppity and asking to many questions...and hey! you're one of those religious whacko's who belive in marriage and family and all sorts of cultish stuff...perhaps you should go first?...dont worry, it'll be painless...we're not barbarians...we're rational, thinking people after all".

And should you wish to run...to fight...to hide? Well too bad...the RFID chip/security camera/subcutaneous microchip/satellite tracked/retinal-thumb scanned world we live in will make things hard if not impossible.

WELCOME! To our Brave New World and all we had to do was be scared into submission.

Let them know you're not scared. That you will fight for the principal of individual God given rights over the so called 'common good'.

Let them know you wish to settle this peacefully at all costs. Let them also know that should they overstep the mark you will "meet them in the stair wells and entrances with picks and knives" as Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wished he'd done before they were transported to the gulags.

Dont worry, as they up the anti, they seal there own fate. Once people realise they have nothing to lose....'they' lose.

Whatever happens they'll have to back down.


How many will die is the question.

Hopefully not to many more.

Best. Brendon

P.S...cant believe I forgot about their TRUMP CARD!

Natural disasters! Asteroid collisions and MAYBE...a Hollywood production of Close Encounters.

Oh that HAARP just keeps on singing!

Shannow
10-01-2005, 05:11 PM
I would have thought that "fishnet" Downer would have performed a little better.

He looked and sounded neither shocked, emotional, nor sincere on the T.V. this morning.

Maybe he only performs when singing in drag.

truebeliever
10-01-2005, 08:47 PM
Yes. I wonder if "Da Dancin Clown Downer" was pissed at Bush stealing the Global Village Idiot mantle from him?

How did that inbred blu blood retard EVER get taken seriously? With his idiocy and Howards eyebrows, no wonder the Crocodile Hunter has street cred.

Oh well. May as well get ready to be frisked on a daily basis.

igwt
10-02-2005, 12:26 AM
An Australian man says a friend who has lived in Bali for more than a decade warned him not to visit the island's popular Kuta area ahead of a string of deadly bomb blasts.

At least 25 people were killed and scores injured when bombs exploded in Kuta and Jimbaran last night.

Advertising executive Mick Colliss, who was visiting Bali for a rugby tournament, said he was told by a friend from his rugby club who now lives in Bali to avoid the crowded tourist area.

"One of the guys who is involved with the rugby club ... is now living up in Bali," Mr Colliss said from Denpasar.

"He's been here about 10 or 12 years and as a local he kind of knows the people to know.

"We got up here on the Wednesday and on the Thursday he said to us they had found some detonators around the place and then he said that some of his contacts he had - he called them sort of the Bali mafia - they had warned him.

"They said, 'look, with the guys coming up, if you are white, don't come into town on the Saturday night'.

"We just thought well, we didn't need to be told twice."

Mr Colliss said he and his friends obeyed the warning and stayed at their hotel.

"We were in the pool having a quiet Bintang [beer] and we said to each other ... what this guy, our mate, said about not going out on the Saturday night and then we went up to our rooms and we heard that the bombs had actually gone off," he said.

"So it was quite freakish that those warnings are out."

Officials have warned Australians against travelling to Indonesia for months but Foreign Minister Alexander Downer says there were no indications that this attack was imminent.

"This has come as a complete surprise to us but of course we have more general warnings from time to time," he said, adding there had been greater expectation for an attack to occur in Jakarta than Bali.

-AFP


Link To ABC Article (http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200510/s1472843.htm)

truebeliever
10-02-2005, 12:38 AM
"This has come as a complete surprise to us but of course we have more general warnings from time to time," he said, adding there had been greater expectation for an attack to occur in Jakarta than Bali.

:-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

Yeh, this is how I hear stuff. It's amazing that people on the street know "it"...but the stupid coppers never do.

What a joke! Billion of dollars later and the stupid sops cant compete with an
'Oz ex-pat and a can of Bintang". Pathetic! Take away their toys and paddle their arses and send them back to booking people for j-walking. Tossers one and all.

Ya listening F.P forum watcher! You are a PATHETIC bunch of saps and a disgrace to your country!

If i paid tax i'd complain about it being wasted on you saps and your stupid Christmas parties!

I'm going to have late lunch! No doubt i'll garner more intelligence from the local "souvlaki" ethnic cook than you lot can muster with your high tech crapola.

igwt
10-02-2005, 01:36 AM
http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/200510/r60067_165121.jpg

Story Link (http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200510/s1472810.htm)

truebeliever
10-02-2005, 04:31 AM
"It appears that there has been less chemical used in the bombs and the deaths have been caused by shrapnel, so in that sense it's not exactly the same as the bombing of the nightclubs in Bali that happened on the October evening back in 2002," he said.

No, there was nowhere to bury the nuke.

I worked with Prof. Fiona Stanley (burns doctor) briefly in St John Of God Hospital, Subiaco.

I was hoping to put some questions to her on the state of the burns victims if I got the chance but never did.

Not a snowballs chance in hell did a piss weak "Potasium Chlorate" bomb mixed with aluminium oxide cause those "flash burns" and strip concrete from metal rods in the original Bali bombing. No doubt the facts of this one will leak out slowly.

Shannow
10-02-2005, 05:01 AM
We had a family outing today, and I was listening to the news.

Was very impressed with the reports that there were minimal burns...particularly with respect to the Vialls reports on the first (which I didn't get 'till mythbusters blew the freckle out of a cement truck).

Then saw the TV tonight, which appears to have captured a very chemical device.

(It also made me wonder how those insurgents can get a couple hundred at a time...like Bali_1)

truebeliever
10-03-2005, 06:55 AM
"Bali blast footage". They claim it shows one of the bombers looking rather thin in his supposed bomb vest with 10kg of TNT (maybe he's holding his tummy in?). The reporter also claims the man is holding a "detonator device" in his hand. That "device" could well be his car keys or maybe a fork for his cheese cake...but who am I to argue with the telly. I hope my fellow Aussies now fully realize the terror the rest of the world has been in for the last umpteen years with 500 pound bombs from "coalition" aircraft falling on their heads for some time. I just wish these "terrorists" could of waltzed into Johnny Howards tea and toast morning coffee down at Observation City a couple of days ago and gotton a "real terrorist". 1meg WMV File. (http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~falluga)

http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~falluga/Bali.jpg

http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~falluga/Bali2.jpgLiterally a millisecond before the blast. It comes in from the left of screen.

Barbara
10-03-2005, 12:17 PM
What of the several other bombs that were supposedly found unexploded?

It was reported here that cell phones were used as detonators and they shut down the grid before the were all exploded.

It was mentioned, too, that Mossad and Britain use that method as a favorite.

sablefish
10-03-2005, 06:57 PM
I am so jaded at this point.. I suspect the NWO is involved in every "terrorist act in the world".

truebeliever
10-03-2005, 09:02 PM
I am so jaded at this point.. I suspect the NWO is involved in every "terrorist act in the world".

Because "they" are.

truebeliever
10-03-2005, 09:46 PM
There is credible gathering evidence that "backpacks" were thrown under tables and the perpertrators ran off in the confusion.

Bomb went off 'under our table'

By Marian Carroll Denpasar, Bali
October 3, 2005

AUSTRALIAN witnesses believe one of the Bali terrorists threw a bomb under their table a split second before a deadly blast ripped through the beachside restaurant where they were dining.

"A bomb went off right under our table," said Joe Frost, 20, of Newcastle, who had been out with about 17 friends from his home city when bombs rocked two cafes at Bali's popular Jimbaran beach.

"Someone ran past and threw it under there," he said. "The next thing I know I'm thrown to the ground. It's all black and I can't hear anything.

"I ran into the ocean because I figured that was the safest place."

Mr Frost said he was eating at the open-air Nyoman Cafe when a bomb went off at the nearby Menega Cafe. The group jumped to their feet with the sound of the first blast. "We all stood up and looked around and we were hoping it was a gas explosion," he said. Suddenly, another blast went off around them.

Mr Frost said he didn't see the bomb thrower but two of his friends had. About the same time, a third bomb exploded, in Raja's Bar and Restaurant in the heart of the Kuta shopping precinct.
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Survivor Nicolas Scott told staff and volunteers at Bali's Sanglah hospital that he saw a man throw a white bag into Raja's.

Some of the Newcastle group were among the dead and wounded. Joe's father, Adam Frost, a doctor, is volunteering at Sanglah hospital, where many of the wounded are being treated, some for horrific shrapnel wounds.

The doctor said an entire ward of the intensive care unit was taken up by members of the Newcastle group.

"There's 10 of us in that ward, one has been evacuated and another three have died," said Dr Frost, who was not with the group at the restaurant.

Survivors of the group were coming to grips with the tragedy yesterday. Julia Lederwasch, 49, and daughter Aleta, 21, suffered shrapnel wounds. Dietmar Lederwasch, whose ears were still ringing from the blast, told of a terrifying four hours when he could not find his daughter.

When the bomb went off, Aleta screamed and ran off, he said.

"I stood at the head of the table and had a panoramic view of the situation. There was a sea of people running and then it went all black."

Mr Lederwasch said it was an emotional reunion when he visited his wife and daughter in hospital yesterday morning. "We just burst into tears and hugged each other," he said. It was a miracle that others from Newcastle who were in Bali were not at the Jimbaran restaurant, he said.

At least eight families, totalling 40 to 50 people, including two dozen children, had travelled together to holiday in Bali, he said. But only about half the group went for the seafood barbecue.

"It was an absolute miracle that the kids decided to stay at the hotel because they were too tired to go out," Mr Lederwasch said. "I didn't know the extent of it until I got here (the Sanglah hospital) today. I thought our table had been OK." He said his daughter had been worried about security during the trip.

Another Newcastle family had pulled out of the holiday because of warnings from the Indonesian and Australian governments that a terrorist attack was imminent in Indonesia, Joe Frost said.

Members of the Newcastle group well enough to leave Bali would go as soon as possible, he said.

Link (http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/bomb-went-off-under-our-table/2005/10/02/1128191610067.html)