Bali Terrorist Plot Unraveled
In the aftermath of the shooting of 5 suspects in an alleged terrorism plot in Bali, details are now emerging.
The island's courter terrorism force Detachment 88 have been credited with derailing plans which media is reporting to include the high-profile Seminyak entertainment area.
Australian's Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an updated travel advice for the destination.
Tomorrow is the beginning of the annual Nyepi festival which is marked by a day of silence marking the Hindu Balinese New Year.
According to the Bali Hotel Association Chairman Jean-Charles Le Coz –
"The Indonesian authorities, and especially those on Bali, are to be recognized for acting quickly and swiftly in this matter; in the meantime, it's very much business as usual on the island."
Adding "While we always advise everyone in Bali-whether locals or holidaymakers-to be vigilant for anything suspicious, we also have to thank the law-enforcement and terrorism officials for protecting our island from those who seeks to disrupt and destroy."