Indonesian police kill 5 in anti-terror raid

Security forces kill terror suspects in raid on resort on Bali
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Indonesian police shot dead five suspected militants planning attacks on the resort island of Bali, including an assault on a night club popular with foreign tourists, the national counter-terrorism agency and police said on Monday. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The five men, who were shot dead in overnight raids on the island, were linked to the banned Jemaah Islamiah group, which carried out nightclub bombings on Bali in 2002 that killed 202 people, most of them Australian tourists, officials said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The 2002 attacks were a watershed for Indonesia, which has the world's largest Muslim population, forcing the secular state to confront the presence of violent militants on its soil. Bali, which is majority Hindu, is a global tourist destination. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The five arrived on Bali on March 17 and surveyed La Vida Loca nightclub in the Seminyak beach resort, about 2.5 miles (4 km) northwest of Kuta where the 2002 attack took place. (AFP/Getty Images)
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"Last night we have paralysed five criminal perpetrators who were planning to commit terrorist acts ... All the suspects died during the raids because they defied or shot back with pistols at the police officers," national police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar told Reuters.(AFP/Getty Images)
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"The perpetrators have surveyed several places and among them are a gold shop in Jimbaran, a money changer and cafe La Vida Loca," he said.\n\nIt was not clear how advanced the preparations for attacks were. Authorities declined to give more details of the threat or say when the attacks were scheduled. (AFP/Getty Images)
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National police spokesman Saud Usman Nasution said some members of the group were still at large.\n\n"They have made drawings of these locations as their targets," he told a news conference. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Three people were killed in the beach resort area of Sanur and two in the island's capital, Denpasar, and police said they recovered two rifles, two ammunition magazines, 48 bullets and a balaclava. (AFP/Getty Images)
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