Indonesia: October 29, 2002


A bomb went off in Aceh, wounding two soldiers.

It is suspected that soldiers were involved in the Bali bombing. Soldiers, particularly Moslem soldiers, have taken sides in the past, particularly when Moslem and Christian civilians were fighting. Soldiers would have easier access to explosives, and training on how to use explosives. Traces of military C4 explosive were found at the Bali bombing site, but the army says it doesn't use C4. The commander of the army says that any soldiers found to be involved in terrorist operations will be dealt with severely. The problem is, this pro-Moslem attitude is not just a matter of a few soldiers, but often large numbers of troops in some units. 


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