October 1, 2005

Explosion in Bali beach area, police official says

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An explosion rocked the Kuta beach
tourist area of Indonesia's resort island of Bali, a police
official said on Saturday.

"Our officers are on their way to the site. We don't know
yet what happened exactly,' Ruda, an official at Bali police
headquarters, told Reuters by telephone.

He had no details on damage or casualties.

Local television said there had been three explosions near
tourist areas on Bali.