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of Bali. on Indonesia's holiday island in the nightclub district in Kuta Legian Street

is full of young people. (Man yells) from all over the world to party. Thousands have come in the shops and bars. Hundreds of Balinese are working have come to commit mass murder. Two young men


(Bangs table rhythmically) RHYTHMIC BANGING CONTINUES You're blocking the road, mate! Move your bloody van! Oi! Move your bloody van, mate!


(Man speaks local language) perpetrators of the Bali bombing. TRANSLATION: I was one of the of all Muslims. We did it in the name We did it in the name of jihad. and Washington in September 2001, When al-Qaeda attacked New York a new kind of war, it showed the world

is the primary weapon a war where terror are in the front line. and where civilians of terrorists Our enemy is a radical network that supports them. and every government al-Qaeda's stronghold in Afghanistan An American-led coalition attacked government that supported it. and overthrew the fundamentalist Al-Qaeda operatives went to ground. they inspired continued to grow, But the terrorist network

that would least expect it. targeting places and people pretty freaking excited. We arrived in Bali and we were all The trip went really quick over and we went down, sat in the pool during the afternoon. and had a few beers Craig Dunn and Danny Lewis Nigel Devenport and his two friends are in Bali on a surfing trip. on the east coast of Australia. They're from Ulladulla when I come to Ulladulla I was 15 years old and I knew Danny from then. I knew Craig for about two years. as if it was their last. Every moment they lived They'd never hold back on anything. They just ran amuck every time. for a sense of adventure, We were just out trip of our lives, out for that trip... we'd been watching on videos, out to hunt the barrels well, since we were young grommets. We just wanted to live the dream.

(Girls laugh) guys. What can I say? Bali is fab. (Woman with English accent) "Hi, which was an experience." "Been whitewater rafting today, France are from Sheffield in England. Natalie Perkins and her cousin Laura and have been writing home every day. They've been in Bali for a week

in the raft "The Balinese guy who took us down to me and Laura "took a bit of a liking and work there. "and wants us to stay with him was 'Nuclear', like a bomb." "He was so funny though. His name ..two, three. isn't it, It's just kind of that age, when you're going out all the time to the full, really, and just living life and having a wicked time you can possibly do and just doing everything in terms of having fun, as she would call it - going out and getting 'lashed', having it large. (Laughs)

the other night. Oh, my life, mate. "I pulled the fittest Aussie guy "All I wanted to do this morning all the juicy details. "was ring you and tell you

for the Aussie version of our footy, "He's a footballer and plays "called 'Aussie Rules'. dirty, a bit of a dick, "He's your typical lad - "but so funny and very horny. "Quite clearly loves himself, he's quite attractive." "but, for some reason, having a good time. They were just there They loved the fact that we were... on our footy trip ..what we were doing and they thought that was fantastic. And they were just having a ball. just like anyone, I suppose, And they were, away...having another country and you can run amuck. and you got no rules and it's cheap

is not the only one in Bali. Jake Ryan's team

football team from Western Australia. The Kingsley Cats are an Aussie Rules Phil Britten is their captain.

Landed in Bali and, er, yeah, to the hotel, put the bags down, we just couldn't wait to get some drinks, you know? get in that pool and start sipping single guys there as well Obviously, there was a fair few with the women. who wanted to get going

me. I've got no idea. (Laughs) I don't know what's draped around are halfway down either. And I don't know why my pants couldn't have been too bad either. She's got a smile on her face, so it going alright then. So I must've been I make no excuses. Look, I'm on a footy trip. when I go on a footy trip. It's like I signed a waiver for what I do. I have no responsibility DANCE MUSIC

Can get in a lot of trouble in Kuta. You can ..anything in Kuta. David Creecy is from North Carolina. workmates on a surfing holiday. He's come to Bali with several young in Bali - I arrived the day of my birthday October 2, 2002. And I turned 49 years old.

we were celebrating the whole time. That was a big deal. I mean, On the night of October 12, on the Kuta nightclub strip - David goes to his favourite spot Paddy's Pub. I was sitting in the back and all of a sudden I see this group of guys come in. They got dirty shirts, some of them got no shirts.

They make a big circle, they all put their arms around each other. (All chant) Oi! Oi! Oi!

MAN: Aussie! ALL: Oi! Oi! Oi, oi, oi! Oi, oi, oi, Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Boom! And they split up. They hit every girl in that bar. I mean, there wasn't a guy that didn't go up - and total strangers. They just walked up to these girls, banged their hand on the bar and got a drink and started talking to these girls like they'd known them all their lives. And these girls talked back. I mean, it was so funny to watch. And there wasn't a single girl in there that didn't have an Australian with her. WOMAN: It was about 8:30, 9:00, so the party was just getting started in Kuta

and we walked down the end of Poppies and turned left and there was Sari Club. Renee Fowler and her mother Linda settle into the most popular nightclub in Kuta, the Sari Club, just across the road from Paddy's Pub. I lived in Bali for five years with my mum. She wasn't like your typical mum. You know, she could be laid-back and she could have a drink and smoke. And I would've preferred to spend time with her than my own friends because, you know, I loved being around her. (Women laugh)

We'd met a couple of nice English girls and they told us to head down to the Sari Club and it would be happening. The boys were pretty keen to find some girls and just live it up - it's what we all thought. By 9:30, 10:00, it was packed, absolutely packed. There was people hanging outside the door, it was that packed. We sort of hovered towards the dance floor,

to where the bar is. And we all start ordering our drinks. More people come - more guys, more footy groups, lots of girls, you know, nicely dressed up. The night was set to be an absolute blinder.

15 minutes away, a white Mitsubishi van moved slowly through the streets of Bali's capital, Denpasar. The driver is 32-year-old Ali Imron Bin Nurhasyim. For more than 10 years, he has been consumed with the jihad or 'holy war' against America and its allies. (Ali Imron speaks local language) TRANSLATION: I spent my days at the religious schools teaching the children. I planted my radical jihadic thinking into the minds of young students - boys and girls. Everywhere I went, I preached the message of jihad. Ali Imron has trained with Bin Laden's holy warriors in Afghanistan and become a skilled bomb-maker.

TRANSLATION: Over there, we undertook a number of courses. We learned things related to jihad. We were given an opportunity, that is, those of us who came from South-East Asia, to put our theory lessons of jihad into practice. Tonight, Ali Imron has two young accomplices.

One of them is wearing a suicide vest bomb. In the back of the van, they are carrying a tonne of explosives. And they are heading for Kuta.

Well, the main reason I went to NRMA Insurance - because I've got a good deal and I've saved money on it. Well, I saved a considerable amount,

because you've got to watch your pennies when you're on a pension as I am. Well, the local branch I went to, the girl behind the counter, named Fatima, explained everything about their policy to me

and couldn't do more for us. Surprise yourself today. Call:

Well, I was very happy with her, because she was very polite and everything, so I went and bought her a box of chocolates. SONG: # By my side... #

"We've had the best time ever. "But you'll see the pics. "Can't explain what it's like. "Love to you all. Laura." "Well, hello, guys. "We've done so much and also partied every night, "so I've had no sleep. "It's just such a paradise out here. "So that's why we've changed our flights "and are staying here another three weeks. "How unlucky are we? Ha-ha! "Love and hugs, Natalie." MAN: It was their last night. Walked in there and saw Nat and Laura. And went over and said g'day and, "What's going on?" And, "How's the day been?" And, "What's on later on?" And Nat said, "What are you doing later on?" Bit cheeky, ra-ra-ra. And I said, "Oh, well, I'll be floating around. "I'll be here with the boys. I'll catch up with you soon." Dropped in a cheeky little remark to walk off with and she returned one and a cheeky smile as I turned to go back to the bar. DANCE MUSIC (Woman speaks local language) TRANSLATION: My name is Ayu Sila Brihana Dewi. I was in the middle of working my shift, working as a cashier at the Sari bar. There were lots of paying customers, so I was busy.

We were really happy because when there are lots of guests, we get lots of sales and that means lots of tips. As the Kuta nightlife reaches its peak, Ali Imron and his two accomplices reach Legian Street and head towards the nightclubs.

(Ali Imron speaks local language) TRANSLATION: Arnasan sat on my left. He would replace me as the driver and explode the car. Isa sat on the other side. He would explode the first bomb at Paddy's. Ali Imron has spent several hours connecting the trigger mechanisms to the bombs and teaching the two men how to use them. However, if their nerve fails, he can detonate both devices by remote control. "My dearest parents, I ask for all your prayers "because today there is so much work that must be completed "for the sake of the struggle. "I pray that my martyrdom will be the trigger "for the growth of the Mujaheddin." Arnasan is 22 years old and comes from a poor farming village in western Java.

Two years ago, a group of extremists recruited him to the jihad. His training has exposed him to the most extreme forms of Islamic teaching. CLERIC: Abu Bakar Bashir is Indonesia's most outspoken Muslim cleric and spiritual head of Jemaah Islamiyah, a militant organisation with links to al-Qaeda.

Several members of the Bali bombing group have attended his school. ARNASAN VOICEOVER: "Today I proved "that I am a child of the glorious struggle "who is ready to sacrifice his life for Islam." FAINT DANCE MUSIC

CROWD CHATTERS I'm not a fan of nightclubs. I never have been. I'm one that more... I more keep to myself. I sort of stick on my own, pretty much, and I'm not a very big fan of drunk people and stuff.

Ben Tullipan has been coming to Bali for years to buy furniture and artwork for his import business. I was shopping and talking with friends and I was going to get a taxi. I was really, really hot. I couldn't see any taxis around, there was a big traffic jam so I looked to my left and the Sari Club was there so I walked in, I was at the front bar there. And I was going to get a bottle of water. That's all I was there for - to buy a bottle of water. I was standing at the front bar for ages. RENEE FOWLER: I was talking to this guy. He was, um... I think he was part of a football team. We're smoking and drinking and talking. And, um... ..he turned around and asked me for a cigarette and I had two left, so he had one and I had one. I said to my mum, "Oh, look, Mum, I need to go and buy cigarettes." She turns around to me and goes, "Oh, just smoke mine." And I said, "No, I'm going to go buy some cigarettes "and I'll be back - five minutes." And we're like, "We'll see you in a minute." And I walked out of Sari Club. (Ali Imron speaks local language) TRANSLATION: When they were near the Sari Club, Isa, who was wearing the vest bomb, got out of the van. He walked to Paddy's Pub while Arnasan drove the van slowly away. Isa, wearing the vest bomb, entered Paddy's Pub. DAVID CREECY: There were a couple of Australian guys and they were pretty fired up. Like I said, they were full of life. Their dancing was probably about five years too late. They were kind of doing the slam dance - the hard stuff, they were banging in and bouncing all around the place.

And this was when I noticed there's some Indonesian staring at me with this look that I didn't like. When I saw him heading back - I thought going to the bathroom -

he went through right through this dance floor where these guys were and they banged into this guy. And I said, "Man, there's going to be a fight." And there was. And there was an explosion. The loudest noise I ever heard in my life.

I had just turned away from the dance floor. And it was a force that just went through you. We thought it could have been, you know, a car backfiring - an LPG tank or something over there had gone off. I guess the security probably thought the same thing. ALI IMRON TRANSLATION: The purpose of the bomb at Paddy's Pub was to make people get out of the Sari Club. And so after the Paddy's bomb exploded, the one from the van would then be exploded. BEN TULLIPAN: I got to just behind the pole

that holds up the Sari Club sign out the front

and I saw the bomb come out of the van. It was just like slow motion - crystal clear, like a video in my head. Just the biggest fireball you've ever seen.

NARRATOR: It's 11:08 on October 12, 2002. In a few seconds, seismic instruments in Bali's earthquake detection centre

will jump off the dial. BOOM! (Gasps) JAKE RYAN: All of a sudden a silence come across the whole dance floor

and the lights went out for one bleak second. Then all of a sudden everything went white in my eyes. PHIL BRITTEN: I was pretty much right in the middle of the dance floor, and it's just...smash! You know, this thing just... just wiped everyone out. My first thought, actually... was Nat had a boyfriend. I actually thought I'd been king-hit. And sort of as I started to come to a bit more,

I could feel, like...

(Bangs stomach) know, on my stomach, which was people running over the top trying to get out. But I didn't have a clue and I thought... ..I thought, "Shit, he must love her - "he's kicking the shit out of me, this bloke." BOOM! I remember actually floating back in the air. Everything went in slow motion and all these things falling on top of me. They dropped so hard on me, but no pain - nothing. I wasn't panicking. Then all of a sudden when I pulled myself out it was just like... was like a click of a finger. Screams started roaring, and the flames started burning and people were running everywhere. MAN: Oh, Jesus Christ. MAN SHOUTS IN LOCAL LANGUAGE Guys, this is horrendous. I've never seen anything like it. MAN 2: Fuck knows. MAN 3: Yeah, fuck knows. NARRATOR: Legian Street is a charnel-house.

Hundreds are either dead or seriously injured. Casualties come from over 20 countries. I just remember getting up to my feet, pushing some roofing off me, and, um...just started hearing these girls screaming and stuff like that,

and, um...guys screaming. And you just... I don't know what you do. You go into survival mode, I suppose. And, uh...I just remember sort of looking around and I saw on my left-hand side just this big wall - it was probably about three or four metres high, quite high - and people were trying to get over it. And to me, this was the only way I could get out. And, um...I just started, uh...walking... (Voice shakes) ..just stepping over bodies, and people just sort of crying for help.

I remember standing up on this wall and just giving this big almighty jump towards the top of this roof and I remember just clambering on with my fingertips - I was just holding on. I just remember feeling people's hands on my back, on my head, and I just got pulled back... onto the floor, onto the fire. And, uh...I gave it another shot. Got up on this retaining wall and jumped back up and the second... it happened again, you know? It was just... just like...I don't know. Everyone just trying to save themselves, I suppose. GIRLS SCREAM

(Speaks Indonesian) TRANSLATION: As I fled the Sari Club through the flames, I thought, "How can I get out alive?" I felt my whole body was on fire. When I got out of the Sari Club, I went blank.

I couldn't see anything. All the people were gone. Probably there were... When I turned around and looked at the dance floor it was just black, there were just no people. I mean, 50 people had been out there dancing. It seemed like they were just gone. I noticed the air was kind of shimmering...blueish-looking. And I'm was like looking into a mirage... ..across a desert.

And then it hit me. It was a wave of gas. BANG! It was propane that had ignited. I was pinned up against the back of that bar. I'm screaming...and I'm trying to get out of this fire. It was like walking through the middle of the sun.

Ben Tullipan was just six metres from the van when it exploded. The pole he was standing behind has saved his life. When I came to, there was a torso just on one side of me. Like, no arms, no legs, no head - just a torso, on one side. That's the...that's what I woke up next to. Yeah, it wasn't...good. Wasn't good. I could hear, like... sounded like machine-gun fire, just going, "Bang, bang, bang, bang!" Just goin' off! And I thought, "Oh, Jesus, we're in a war!"

I thought, you know, the army's dropped a bomb or something, 'cause I didn't know what had happened.

Like, I didn't click to the van or anything at that stage. I thought, "Oh, we're in a war "and there's a bloody army out there shootin'."

And, um...I turned around and what the banging was was all the beer bottles popping from the heat. PHIL BRITTEN: I had flashes of my girlfriend, my family, my mother. And, um...I don't know what happened. I just clicked and jumped back on that wall and I can't even remember, but the last thing I remember

is being on top of the wall. All the tiles had been blown off - it was just the batons. I looked back and people were just still trying to get up off the ground still. MAN: Shit, man. MAN 2: That's fucked. What the hell happened?

Fuckin' big bomb blew out the Sari Club, blew out this place. What was it? Do they know? Big bomb. It was a bomb? Yeah. Fuck me! I pretty much knew that they were dead straightaway. I knew it. Like, in my heart, I knew it, but I wanted to not believe it. I wanted to think there was a chance and hope, but all I could see was dead bodies and people with missing legs and arms and... ..and then I seen a bit of, a movement from under some tin, and funny enough, it was one of the girls that we met an hour earlier. So I grabbed her and we just started running. We didn't know what to do, just running.

I just remember in my head, "The ocean. Get to the beach. "Like, if something's happening, it's your only safe spot." Like, in my heart it was. PHONE RINGS WOMAN: I'd only been asleep for an hour and it took me a while Too long to respond to the phone. So by the time I was up, the answering machine had switched on,

and I could hear Nigel screaming, "A bomb's gone off! A bomb's gone off! "Get me out of here! Get me out of here!" I could hear him screaming across the...from the speaker phone. I couldn't get there quick enough before it hung up. I was then left with a phone with all this message on that I'd heard. What do I do now?

My baby is screaming for help. In the chaos outside the Sari Club, Renee Fowler is searching for her mother. I rang her phone... (Sniffs) ..a number of times...

..and it was ringing... the phone was ringing and I kept thinking, you know, "If she'd been in that, it wouldn't be ringing."

So there was just that glimmer of hope. And, um... know, I kept screaming and screaming and I kept running around trying to see if I could see her sitting, you know... in a corner know, if she was just, like... Poppies II or if she was near the..., I ran back up to the car to see if she was there,

but she wasn't there. SHOUTING

MAN: Help! SHOUTING AND SCREAMING SIRENS WAIL Bali's rudimentary rescue services are ill-equipped to deal with the carnage. Holiday-makers and local people rush to the bomb site to help.

Two guys come up to me. I think they were American. One guy says to the other, "Look at him - "he can't walk, his legs are broken." so they grabbed me and they dragged me out and put me on the road next to some car or something and then the car caught on fire. And I could feel the fire and it was just burning my back and my arms.

Just burning and burning. And then they moved me. They dragged me up and they strapped me, 'cause I was bleeding pretty bad. I had some pretty good-sized craters in me legs and they were pretty broken - bones sticking out everywhere and that. In the ruins of Paddy's Pub, David Creecy is trapped in the rubble with burns to 70% of his body.

DAVID CREECY: The next thing I remember is a voice...that says, "Mate, you can't stop here. We gotta get out of here."

My memory is that someone has their arm around me. In reality, someone was carrying me. A fella named Patrick Shepheard from New Zealand. I asked him - I said, you know, "Why?" "Nobody would have blamed you had you run out of that building "and saved your life." And he said, "'Cause I stepped on you "and you started cussin' like a sonofabitch!" He said, "Mate, I couldn't leave you lying on the floor, "you told me to get off your damn hand and stuff."

"I looked down," he said, "and all I saw was this black charred mess."

He said, "I tried to pick you up three or four times "and every time I grabbed you your skin came off in my hands. "You slid right out of my hands." We lay down in that alley. The adrenaline starts wearing off and the pain starts settling in. I start hollering, "Don't leave me. Please don't leave me." MAN: It's OK. It's OK. You stay with me, OK? You stay with me. Lower her down softly. It's OK. You're very brave. To alleviate the pain of their burns, the victims are placed in the only clean water available - in the hotel swimming pools around the bomb site. You're going home tomorrow. I promise, it's gonna be OK, alright? We're here for you.

OK? You stay strong. In a rented room not far from the chaos in Kuta, the mastermind of the bombing, Imam Samudra,

is writing a press release.

"We were responsible for the martyrs' bombings "that took place in Jalan Legian, Kuta, Bali, "because it is a gathering place for infidels whose licentious behaviour "is an insult to Allah. "It is a rendezvous point for Jews and Christians "bent on the commercial and cultural destruction of Muslim society." Samudra has fought with Osama bin Laden against Americans, Australians and other western troops in Afghanistan.

"As long as the coalition forces and their allies - "America, England, Germany, Australia, "France, Holland, Italy, Japan, Sweden and the others - "do not leave Afghanistan, "there will continue to be casualties from your countries, "wherever they be."

(Howls) CACKLING Feel like wolfing down a Domino's Pizza? Well, now we're open REALLY late. For a piping hot pizza delivered to your door, call: (Howls) Now! SONG: # Domino's. # MAN: Allah, give us strength. Give us the capacity to carry out this rescue mission. Without your protection and guidance,

there is no way we can handle it. Only with your hands and the strength that you give us will we be able to do this. On the night of the bombing, a group of young Muslim men assembled at a nearby mosque to pray for strength. (Speaks local language) TRANSLATION: My name is Jafar. I am 22 years old. I live in Kuta and I am a Muslim.

I am a member of Fard Kifayah Muslim Youth Group. At the Bali bombings, I assisted the victims. Together with my friends, I went to the Sari Club. I saw glass everywhere and lots of flames.

And on the footpath, I saw bodies sprawled all around. At that time, I was 18 years old. I had just finished high school.

I was terrified. I didn't know what was going on.

Our leader, Haji Bambang, encouraged us. He said, "This disaster was sent to test us. "Whatever it was, you must be ready to face it." SIREN WAILS

"Help me. Oh, Mum. Oh, Mum."

JAFAR TRANSLATION: At first, I just held a torch. I was too frightened to help lift the dead bodies.

Many burnt victims were piled under the ruins, under galvanised roofing iron and timber. I smelt the charred timber, burnt bodies, rubber and plastics. From that night, I have a horror of certain smells. (Continues speaking local language) TRANSLATION: In the torch light, I saw many body parts. Those bodies that were intact, we covered over before lifting them onto a stretcher. Eventually, I worked up the courage to help pick up the dead bodies. What I learned was if you cut yourself in Bali, you get on the next plane out of there, you fly home. And I thought, "Well, I've more than cut myself. "I'm pretty bloody injured here." I remember the first siren - it was a black police ute. They put me on the back of the black police ute with a couple of other people. We were going fast. I was looking out the side and there were just motorbikes everywhere. I could mainly hear the siren of the truck that I was on. And the loudspeaker. The loudspeaker is the clearest thing in my head. INDISTINCT LOUDSPEAKER SHOUTING Then we got toSanglahSanglah Hospital and they put me out onto the stretcher. Wheeled me in through the emergency room. I remember seeing the fluoro lights going across in front of me. I was pushed away into a room... and covered over with a sheet.

I didn't want to die in Bali. I wanted to die in Australia. If I was gonna die, I wanted to die

in Australia with my family around me. And this guy saw my arm twitch and saw that I was still alive

and got the doctors over to me straightaway. NIGEL DEVENPORT: When we finally got to the hospital, I just remember getting in there and just saying, "Fuck me dead, look at all these people." There was people with, like, limbs and... There was blood just covering the floor. I got in there and there was a bit of blood on the floor, but by the time I left, there was no floor left - it was just pure... just full of blood.

I just looked at myself and I had cuts on me and my eye didn't work or whatever, and I was just like, "Nige, get out of here, mate." Like, "Look at everyone else. You don't need to be here." So me and a couple of other people dragged a few people out that didn't sort of need to be there half as much and just threw the beds for all these other poor bastards that were coming in. REPORTER: Bomb attacks on Indonesia's holiday island of Bali have killed at least 150 people and injured more than 150 others. ..a major international tourist destination, where two bombs... ..popular nightclubs, and the Sari Club, as always was packed with... NARRATOR: As the news of the attack spreads, families all over the world grow frantic to hear from their loved ones. Nigel was in the hospital and he tried to ring home, but he couldn't get on, so he rang one of his mate's...numbers. And in turn, they rang me. We didn't have a clue what was going on.

We knew there'd been a bomb go off, there was a lot of people killed, injured, there was people in hospitals. We couldn't get any sense from anyone. Straightaway, we turned the television on... ..onto the news to try and find something out, and I phoned my sister to tell her - Natalie's mum. And then from then on, was just...

Well, it was just... Terrible. We just kept sending text messages to her phone - "Are you safe? Please ring us." At their home in North Carolina, David Creecy's wife, Jackie, hears the news from Bali.

REPORTER: The explosions occurred almost simultaneously... Unable to reach her husband on his phone, she makes contact with the other members of his group. WOMAN: I called and said, "Have you heard from the guys?

"There's a bombing over there." "Oh, no, we haven't heard from him. We haven't heard from him." Well, they just didn't want to tell me, 'cause they were looking for David. David Creecy has been taken to a local hospital with critical injuries. I didn't think that pain like that existed. When you think how bad something can hurt to a point that you just couldn't stand it another second,

where you just want to pass out, where you just wanted to die, it got worse. They came in and said, "The kids are looking for him, Jackie, "but he's missing." And, um... I just remember thinking... ..if something has happened to him, I'll know in my heart. SCREAMING AND SHOUTING RAPID TALKING IN LOCAL LANGUAGE

And a picture popped in my head of my wife and my son and my daughter and I pictured someone telling her that her father had been murdered... ..on the other side of the world and had died...alone. And in spite of all the pain that I had, in my mind, the pain I saw on my daughter's face. I just couldn't let that happen. I just gritted my teeth. You know, I fought for every breath. And it was not going to slip away without a fight. I was not gonna let it go and I was not gonna give it to these people.

JAKE RYAN: Headed towards the Bounty, and a good mate of mine said, "Mate, your foot's hanging off." And then he said, "Mate, you've got a hole in your stomach." And that's when I went down and sort of went..."Shit." I could put me hand in there and I thought, "That's not good." Several of Jake Ryan's friends are seriously injured. One is dead.

I looked across and I've seen Laurie Kerr, our football manager, and he was burnt a bit as well. And I've tried to go... (Rasps) .."Laurie," and I couldn't talk. All the smoke inhalation and the burns to my throat and inside me and I just...every time I tried to yell, I couldn't and it hurt, you know? I was like... (Rasps) ..that's all I could muster up. But I remember seeing his eyes, and...but there was a glitter of, you know, like,

"I'm so glad you're alive." And, er...'cause that's the first person and only person that I know was alive from our team. Just two hours ago, more than 20 members of Phil Britten's football team entered the Sari Club.

Seven are now dead. SIREN WAILS

(Ali Imron speaks local language) TRANSLATION: I heard the sirens.

Memories of the time I took my sick child to hospital in an ambulance replayed in my mind. And I was thinking, remembering how sad it was taking just one child to the hospital, let alone something of this magnitude.

I knew that the victims of the bomb would number over 100 people. That made me feel sad. And sure enough, I heard the sound of sirens over and over again.

In the week before the bombing, the Sheffield girls - Natalie Perkins and Laura France - had made friends with some nurses who were also holidaying in Bali. WOMAN: They just seemed just like us.

We were dead relaxed in their company and we felt we could trust them and they were just so nice and friendly and generous and just, like, totally up for it, just like us, really. The first night that we went out, we just all went to Paddy's Bar first. So I think we had a few cocktails and things in there. That was the night of the foam party.

It was just mad. Everybody was just diving into it and going about and sliding in it. I didn't think it'd be quite as mad as it was and quite as much foam and this guy next to me fell and then I fell. And he must've just kind of put his arm up in the air when he fell and just kind of happened to hit me on the way down.

(Chuckles) That's the black eye. That was just gonna be what kept us in the following night. The next night, October 12, all the girls had planned to go to the Sari Club together. They were trying to encourage us to go out as well. They were like, "Oh, come on, just come out for another night. "It's Saturday night. Why don't we just go out for a night out?" And we just thought... You were like, "No, have you seen my eye?"

Her eye was too black. I phoned the hotel where they were staying and the manager there answered and he said straightaway, "The girls haven't come home." They'd met three nurses in the room next door, so they went and told their friends and said, "Your friends haven't come home and there's been a bomb." WOMAN: I think it was me who spoke to the parents. They were kind of, "Have you seen them? "When did you last see them? "And do you know where they are? "And do you think, you know, you could find them?"

In the light of the following morning, the power of the blast is revealed.

Pieces of the bombers' van are found half a kilometre away. The Kuta nightclub district and the people who had flocked to it are unrecognisable. (Speaks local language) The morning after the bombing, Imam Samudra is scouring the local media for news of his attack. (Man speaks local language) TRANSLATION: I was in the Internet cafe looking for news. It had been published online that night.

More than 90% of the people who went to the Sari Club were foreigners, our targets. We chose the time. We tried to avoid having local people become our victims. That is why we did not do it because many Balinese would have been around after 12:00 -

street vendors, beggars, drivers. We tried to avoid killing the local people. Nevertheless, in this world, nothing is perfect. And there is always an element of human error. (Speaks local language) TRANSLATION: I lost a lot of friends, about 12 people.

Before the bomb, I was joking with one of my friends. We were very close. He was telling me about his wife who had just fallen pregnant. He was very happy and he gave me a hug. He was hugging me around the waist. How can it be? Just a moment before, we were joking around and now he is gone.

(Jafar speaks local language) TRANSLATION: This victim of the bombing had his head severed by broken glass. Several days later, I learned that he was a relative of mine. We just went through into this back room that was the morgue. And that was...the first room was just like a big car park sort of thing. And there was just lots of bodies lying, but they were unidentifiable. No-one could've identified them. And then we went in this other room that they had.

Just walking through in flip-flops and there was lots of bodily fluids lying about, just walking through the dead and I just remember one guy, holding his hand and holding out a watch. And I was like, "No, no!

"I don't even know what kind of watch they would've worn." And at that point, I just kind of lost it a bit

and just ran into this corner and it was too much and... Yeah, I'd seen burns quite briefly as a student on a burns ward, but nothing to this scale. I mean, it was kind of people head-to-toe. Identifying many of the dead is almost impossible. Families collect dental records and photographs to take to Bali

to help find their loved ones. We were in Sydney in the motel waiting to get on the plane. We had a phone call at 2:00 in the morning that the kids were on a medivac plane coming back. I got a phone call from Canberra saying that Craig and Danny were fine and they were on the next plane. I've rung the consulate people back and they said, "Definitely they're on a plane. "Can't tell you which part of Australia they're going, "but they're on a plane."

So there was all this elation that they were coming home too. So I had people waiting in Perth and in Darwin, waiting for the planes to come in. When the last ones touched down and they weren't on it, they said, "Oh, no, it was a Hercules coming in." And when we found out where that was, they weren't on that either.

There was a mix-up. There was some mistake. The worst if ever. The next day, Dave Dunn and Rob Lewis arrive in Bali to search for their sons. DUNN: We proceeded to go through the ruins and morgues and hospitals. We didn't know who was dead and who wasn't. When we were looking, I just had to blank it out of my mind. And forget what had happened and try and find him. It's the only way you could deal with it. Switch off.

A lot of different mixed emotions running through me. Anger, sadness. Oh. Words just can't explain it, you know? I lost my son over there.

Danny's my brother. He's missing. Just wondering if anyone's seen him or Craig Dunn. They were travelling together. My dad had flown over to Bali to look for Danny and I couldn't go because I didn't have a passport. So I chose to wait at the airport and wait for the flights coming back. So I stayed there for about two, three days.

Thousands of people pour out of Bali into airports and hospitals around Australia. But after three days, there is still no news of Craig and Danny.

In Bali, George France joins hundreds of others searching for their children. MAN: Looking for Laura, I went to the morgue, which... (Sighs) ..horrendous. Just a makeshift morgue. Just refrigerated meat wagons. Just horrendous. I just remember standing there in about 100 degrees that day

and just a little straw roof over.

And I thought I was gonna pass out, you know? Unable to find his daughter's body,

George collects her possessions and her backpack. One of the hardest things I've ever had to do... ..pick her backpack up, take it back to hotel. There were two single beds in that room

and I just had to pull them together at night and sleep with my arms around her backpack. I couldn't believe what had gone on. It were terrible. It was near as I could get to her.

NIGEL DEVENPORT: I remember coming back towards this town

and it just didn't seem like the same place. I just felt so numb and it was like I wasn't even existing or even there. I didn't even show my head in the town for probably two months. I didn't feel comfortable anywhere. This room was my only comfort zone, in a way. From the minute it happened, till was probably six to eight weeks later,

my hands were just shaking. I couldn't hold a pen, I couldn't control myself. GAYLE: The impact it had on the kids was unbelievable.

The boys just congregated in a house. They didn't come out, they didn't go anywhere. They'd come here and get my youngest son and take him over there.

And that's where they spent all day, all night. Just sitting in a house... ..grieving in the only way they knew how, I suppose.

A few drinks... ..just wiping themselves out. (Man reads) "Hello. Hope you are all OK.

"It's our second-to-last day in Bali today "and we have just had the most fantastic week "with the Scot girls living next door. "We've partied and seen so much. "Love you all loads. Wish you could be here. "You'd love it. Love and hugs, Natalie."

We got it after the news. So it was really hard actually reading it.

It was quite upsetting because...'s just that first sentence. (Reads) "Hope you are all OK. It's our second-to-last day." And it was. So many people, they told us, had been flown out of the country and, like, they'd not been identified yet because they had horrific burns. And I was thinking, "Oh, my God.

"What if that's her? What if she's really burned?" And, like...mental pictures go through my head of like being caught up in that kind of thing and like... ..and just, like, thinking, like, she was in the middle of it. And I just don't want her to go through anything. I didn't want her to go through any pain. And I was just dead scared 'cause I didn't want her to be hurting. David Creecy spends five months in specialist care recovering from his injuries.

DAVID CREECY: It was probably the hardest thing to get over in spite of the injuries... They injured my spirit, my zest for life. They made me afraid. When I go into a restaurant, I know where all the exits are when I walk in a building. When I hear a noise, I look. I pay attention to the people around me.

I'm always looking when I'm out in public. I trust those gut instincts that I had that night. Something was wrong. Did I think I could possibly be involved in the middle of a terrorist bombing? That was the furthest thought from my mind. But it happened. GAYLE: Craig was identified first. They said they were going to send his body home. And I asked whether it could be kept in Sydney until such time as we had Danny as well

because we didn't wanna put all the mates through two funerals. It had to be one. It's always been my family's belief that we were all going to be cremated. But there wasn't really a choice in the end. We had to have them buried. We couldn't cremate them... ..because they'd already been tortured enough. NIGEL DEVENPORT: After the funeral, we all paddled out together young kids and mothers and fathers and all the boys. It was another beautiful day. It was as if they were actually in the water with us. (All cheer)

With the cheers and the waving of the hands, that's all real symbolic and it means something, but they say when you bash the water,

you feel the energy actually going through you and back out into the water. It's electric. It's just something that you feel that you're definitely there being touched by something.

MAN: Now for a wave! (All hoot) Dunno and Danny, two legends. After a week or two weeks, a couple of the boys came over and they said to me would I mind if they put on a dance party and hold a few raffles. They needed to do something positive. And from there, everything just changed.

It was called the celebration, 'The Celebration of Dunno and Kegs'. NICHOLE: They got DJs from Sydney and hired out a huge hall and got people to donate thousands,

thousands of dollars worth of prizes. It was the most exciting thing that they've had here in 10 years. Here's to the boys! Rest in peace, boys. They raised so much money. From a group of five teenagers who haven't probably done anything more complex than their homework in their lives - if that.

First prize goes to Rob Collins from the Dive Shop. After the dance party, they presented me with a cheque. Now, there was nothing that I wanted or needed to buy with that and I asked then what they would like done with the money. And they said they'd like a monument, but not a stone. They didn't want a piece of rock just sticking out of the ground somewhere or a plaque stuck somewhere. They wanted something that they could see was working and that they could really remember the kids by. When it started and the boys handed over that cheque, they kind of said, "OK, we want a youth centre," and I think Gayle kind of took that quite literally. And then went to the wider community and said, "What would you like?" People were saying a bowling alley and a gymnasium,

and, "We want a theatre," and, "We'd like an auditorium." And I think she just wrote a list and gave it to an architect and said, "Build me one of these." Everything the kids haven't had in this town and want was put under one roof. The kids designed the building and that's how it all came about. But with $8 million needed to build the centre, Gayle has to explore her fundraising options.

And she starts at the top. (Reads) "Dear Mrs Dunn, "I have been asked to respond to your letter to the President..." "The Prime Minister has asked me to thank you for..." "..and I feel the most profound sympathy..." "Mr Blair would like to be able to reply to you personally..." "I know the President would want me to thank you..." "..together with countless thoughts and prayers. "Sincerely, Charlie." From Charles.


(All sing) # John bought a cheeseburger # Then he chose his strawberry sundae instead of the apple pie # Normally, it's over six bucks but it only cost him five # Not since he dumped his cheating girlfriend # Tra la-la-la la... It's going for a song at McDonald's. # La-la-la-la la. #

(Howls) CACKLING Feel like wolfing down a Domino's Pizza? Well, now we're open REALLY late.

For a piping hot pizza delivered to your door, call: (Howls) Now! SONG: # Domino's. #

The effects of the bombing in Bali are immediate. The tourists leave. The shops are empty. The people are afraid. There is a feeling that a great evil has descended upon the Island of the Gods. (Woman speaks local language) TRANSLATION: Water - water is the source of life. When we worship, we usually use water. According to Hindu religion, water is very holy.

Because it had suffered a disaster, the place had to be cleansed of all evil spirits. A month after the Kuta attacks, in a healing ceremony witnessed by thousands, soil is removed from the bombsite and taken to the ocean.

(Woman speaks local language) TRANSLATION: After the ceremony, the soil was thrown into the sea and, along with it, the evil spirits.

MAN: When I was being wheeled out of Sanglah Hospital, I looked up at a doctor there who was wheeling my trolley. You know, I said, "Am I gonna be OK? Am I alright?" And he looked down at me and said, "Yeah, you'll be fine. "But be prepared, when you get to Australia... "'re gonna lose one of your legs, possibly two." And I just looked back up at him and said, "Look, that's fine.

"I don't care. I'm alive. I'm still here." Ben Tullipan is the closest person to the explosion to have survived. I just look at that and I think, "I've made it through something that looks like that...

"..and I'm still here." When he returned to Australia, Ben spent the next two months in a drug-induced coma. There's probably about a 3-month period that I don't remember. So...all the newspaper clippings, you know, all these photos and everything I've managed to get, just help me understand it all - help me deal with it. I got a lot of injuries from the bomb. I got a fractured skull, two fractured vertebrae, two broken arms, a broken pelvis. I've basically got no eardrum. You know, 63% full-thickness burns. That's, you know, third-degree or something like that. You know, like, I've got the ones on my arm. You can see the depth of it. It's actually taken out the tattoo I used to have. It's not there anymore. All my back has got all the grafts on it from burns. Um, I've got the... ..a scar up my stomach. That's from, um... When I was transported to Royal Brisbane, they dropped a monitor on my stomach. And, um, I've lost both my legs.

One's above-knee and one's below-knee, so I've got one of my own knees

and a computer-operated knee. Three weeks after the bombing,

Indonesian police make their first arrest. (Man speaks local language) TRANSLATION: My name is Amrozi. My job was to find a car

and I had to buy one tonne of explosives. Amrozi is Ali Imron's brother, and he quickly names other members of the group.

(Speaks local language) TRANSLATION: In our group were Dulmatin, Idris, Ali Imron, Imam Samudra, Umar, and nine or ten others. Within two months, most of them have been arrested. They hide nothing. They're proud of what they've done.

Of the more than 20 men awaiting trial for their part in the bombing,

Ali Imron is the only one to express remorse. (Man speaks local language) TRANSLATION: After I became a fugitive, on the run from the police, I had pause to reflect on what I had done. As it turned out, when I looked at the history of it, at the Prophet Mohammed and our Muslim predecessors... ..I discovered that there has never been a jihad waged in this way before. Even during the bloodbath of the Crusades, it was the blood of Christian and Muslim soldiers that soaked the earth of Palestine. The people in the Sari Club were not our enemy. They were not soldiers prepared for war. (Man speaks local language) TRANSLATION: When I first heard that the bombers were Muslims, I was very sad and ashamed...

..because they did it in the name of Islam, they did it as Muslims.

I was very upset by this. They do not represent Muslims in Indonesia because Muslims are taught not to hurt other people. There is my house. That house belongs to Hindu people.

Hindu...Hindu...Muslims... ..and Christians. And that is a church. This is a study room for young children. Here they learn the Koran and write from it in Arabic. (Jafar speaks local language) TRANSLATION: When I was young,

I learnt that we did not live in one group of people,

but we live with many different groups in our community. I was taught that it was important to be united as Muslims, but also as human beings.

And although we have different religions, it is our duty to help each other.

(Speaks local language) Seven months after the attacks, the first trial of the Bali bombers begins.

As the trials progress, the victims and their families come to watch. Ben Tullipan has endured months of therapy so that he can stand here. BEN: I just went to the court to show the bombers that they didn't knock me off, and it'll take a lot more than what they can do to beat me.

I got up and I walked to that gate.

And he walked in and he looked straight at me. I just looked at him and smiled and went back and sat down. So, yeah, he saw me and he knew. He knew.

(Judge speaks local language) Stinkin' hot, can't get a drink, can't understand a word anyone's bloody saying.

It's all in Indonesian.

(Shouts in local language) You know, this bloke had tried to kill me and my brother,

and he'd killed... killed a lot of my mates. He'd killed a lot of innocent people. And I want to have a look at him. I wanted to see what he was about. (Continues shouting) So we went towards him and he saw us coming towards him

and he put his hands up over his head and started chanting his bullshit. And I've just sprayed him back.

And I said, "You're a fuckin' dog and you're gonna fuckin' die." I went up and I just gave him a spray - he got in my face and...and people, like... ..they loved it. Jake's outburst strikes a sympathetic chord and people from all over Australia sent money to buy him a beer. And they're infamous now, those words. I've heard 'em back a million times and they... I've... Yeah.

So... Well, if that's the one thing I go down with, then I'll be happy with that. Renee Fowler attends the trials every day for four months. RENEE: Because I speak Indonesian, it was good for me, because I could understand, you know, the trials and I could understand fine details.

Bambang and his testimony... know, he's this leader of the Muslim community in Kuta and, you know, the reason that we were all, you know, in the situation that we were in was because of Muslims and their religion.

I was generalising a bit when, you know, I thought about, you know, Muslims and their beliefs. And there was a time there when I actually really didn't like any one of them. And...but then, here was Bambang, and his emotion was so raw and so genuine,

and he was expressing the pain that I was feeling.

For the families, that was something I think we all needed to hear. And for the survivors. Because it is very easy to generalise. (Speaks local language)

And I just walked up to him and I said, "I just want to thank you. "I want to thank you for everything you've done." And, you know, I had a photo of my mum in my hand and he grabs the photo and he just kisses it. And he looks at it and he goes, "She's beautiful." And I'm like, you know...

And I didn't know him from a bar of soap. But I knew he understood what I was feeling.

Awaiting judgment in his cell in Kerobokan Prison, Ali Imron recants and writes a formal letter of repentance. (Ali Imron speaks local language)

TRANSLATION: It was important to me.

I even asked that the content of the letter be circulated among my ex-students, many of whom now live far away. Because I see the idea of jihad as a kind of disease. To this day, I continue to revoke my previous teachings.

I've even written a book aimed at my former students whom I instructed in the ways of jihad. I asked the police department to publish it

so that my students know that I now consider my previous teachings to be completely wrong and that actions like mine should not be attempted again. ONLOOKERS SHOUT At the conclusion of their trials, Imam Samudra, Amrozi and his brother Mukhlas celebrate a verdict they regard as ensuring their martyrdom. A repentant Ali Imron receives a life sentence. (Ali Imron speaks local language) TRANSLATION: Repentance to God is a simple matter.

The important thing is to be sincere in one's repentance. Of course, we live in the relationship with fellow human beings.

It is important to receive their forgiveness as well. Given the chance, I would apologise directly to the victims. Repentance involves my connection with other human beings,

not just my relationship with God. I just can't understand anybody who said they could forgive people who've murdered their children. I would never, ever forgive them at all. Didn't actually have anger towards the people that did it, or I still don't. The only thing that actually really wound me up was the fact that he was becoming a martyr for it.

I hated him for being proud of what he did even though I actually understand the reasons why he did it. I'm just...I'm pretty confused by it all. To lose someone from terrorism

is not like you've just lost a loved one to an illness or even to a normal kind of crime, a murder.

It's not straightforward. You don't know whether to blame...blame governments or blame religions or cultures or individuals or...countries. I realise it's permanent,

but what they've done is permanent damage to us too. Um, it's something we're not gonna forget. It's brought up every day of your life. I'll always remember, won't I? Always...hate's gonna be there always for what they did. My grief comes when I'm by myself. It's...different times,

but normally I don't... I try not to go there very often. At the moment, there's other things I want to do, things I have to do. Do you know how big the centre's gonna be?

No. No? WOMAN: Stains on the other end of it.

With Gayle at its head, the drive to build the Ulladulla Youth Centre is gaining momentum. Who do I give the money to? Thank you very much.

Thank you! I don't care what it takes to get this centre up. But it is going to happen. Gotta get some better bands. Get some really good bands. And youse have just put another brick in the wall. Yeah, sweet.

Like you get from the market. So they've introduced a 'farmer to you' system,

SIRENS WAIL Suicide bombings, shock and awe,

networks of terror - new language for a new kind of war delivering violent death anywhere and any time. And just as the tourists were returning to its nightclubs and cafes, it returns to Bali. EXPLOSION SCREAMING REPORTER: There have been a series of explosions

in crowded restaurants in the tourist district of Kuta and at the beachside resort of Jimbaran Bay... EXPLOSION HUBBUB ..the deadly blasts ripping through innocent holiday-makers who had come to Bali despite the approaching anniversary of the 2002 Bali bombings. MEN TALK IN LOCAL LANGUAGE Another 25 people are dead.

Bali is empty. And once again, the survivors and their families are left traumatised

and wondering what the future holds. Madai Ansini was serving meals in a beachside restaurant when the latest bombs went off.

She was wounded and several of her friends were killed. Months after the attack, she continues to receive counselling from Ayu Sila, a survivor of the 2002 bombing.

Lovely, those flowers are. I fear in the future that things are going to happen and I just... It's just a horrible world, I think, at the moment. Peoples talked to me and said "I'm so sorry what's happened." But they say time's a great healer. If I've been told that once, I've been told it a dozen times.

Well, I can assure you now, this ain't gonna heal. No way. Not a bit. I'm as bad now as I was six months after. And I'm gonna be as bad four or five year's time. This ain't gonna get better. It's always there and it's always going to be there.

But, um, you either give up or you carry on. We've got to carry on because we've got two sons

and they need us now. That's the only reason, really. Terrorism's such a worldwide thing now, and it's never gonna stop. But I have to just push it to the back of my mind otherwise I'd never leave my house.

I'd be stuck here all day out of fear and I refuse to let fear stop me. I owe it to myself and I owe it to my mum to live the best possible life that I can live. Do I revisit Bali all the time? No. But I live and breathe it because it's me. I'm scarred for the rest of my life

so I will see it every day of my life. That year I made some of the best friends and lost some of the best friends that I've ever had. And people are like, "Aren't you scared something might happen again?" And I'm like, "Well, you can't live your life in fear. "You can't cover yourself in cotton wool." You know, life is there to be experienced and I'm only moving forward.

I'm not going backwards in life, that's for sure. For a year I had nightmares. Every night, I saw those people in that bar. I saw young, happy people full of life. So for me to feel sorry for myself, for me to allow these people

to terrorise me into not living the life that I still have, and still to come, is wrong. I dishonour their death by doing that. Danny's got 'Brotherhood' carved into his gravestone and Craig's got 'Gone surfing'.

MAN: Boys, since his names aren't on that, did youse ever know that his middle name was Jeffrey? Yeah. You did? There's not many nights that we don't walk past that place. If we're all together, we always stop. Some of the boys have slept there and you'd think, like, when you were younger, the scariest place to sleep in the whole world would be in a cemetery, but I've never felt so comfortable in a cemetery in my life. Gayle doesn't get many thankyous, eh, like. Sort of got to give it to her... Alright.

See you, boys. I love youse. I'll see you soon, mate. MAN: The bomb blast that took Craig and Danny will be forever remembered as a terrible act of violence which had now reached our doorstep rather than just being something that happens on the other side of the world. The world's reactions of shock and horror and then sadness

were mirrored here in Ulladulla. But what arose from this is what brings us all here today. Gayle Dunn, who perhaps could have been forgiven for retreating for a while from society after what had happened, has instead, through her unswerving perseverance... It's taken nearly four years, and a lot more money is needed. But construction on the Ulladulla Youth Centre

has finally begun. GAYLE: The loss of a child is... You've just got to give something back somehow. I don't know what it is. Not just with Craig and Danny, but with all young lives that are lost, their future's been taken away from them. And to me, all those killed in Bali

will be helping every other child that goes through that place. They will still be living on in other people - their ambitions, their dreams,

the opportunities they didn't have will all be played out with younger people coming up through the centre. I've always been positive that I can overcome it, you know. I'm still alive, I'm still here. Eventually, I'll start work again and get married and have kids and a family and that.

Fair enough, life is more of a challenge now, and it's a lot harder but, you know, you can overcome it if you really want to. I reckon I'm the luckiest man alive. I'm still here. I'm still ticking. I'm still kicking.

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