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Incident Type: Accidental death from bomb

Date: August 7, 2003

Location: Kayamanya neighborhood, Poso City

Actors: Bachtiar aka Manto

Event: Bachtiar (aka Manto) (20), a suspected suicide bomber, dies instantly when a bomb explodes in his father's (Arsiah Ali) house on Pulau Sabang. Bachtiar was a suspect in the bombing of Victoria Café and the burning of the Linda Jaya bus in 2001. He may have also been involved with the bomb explosion of the PT-PLN (state-owned electricity company) in Palu.

Source: ICG Report 2004