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Canberra man believed dead in Jakarta bombings

By johnboy - 18 July 2009 10

The SMH is reporting that Canberra man, and Austrade official, Craig Senger, is believed to have been killed in the Jakarta bombings yesterday in Indonesia.

    The Austrade official, 36, from Canberra, is believed to have died in the bombing at the Ritz-Carlton and Marriott hotels in Jakarta on Friday morning.

    “Yesterday we were in shock but today we are devastated,” Mr Senger’s uncle, Geoff Lazarus, told AAP on Saturday.

    “We’re still waiting for the official confirmation. Things have taken a little longer than we expected.”

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10 Responses to
Canberra man believed dead in Jakarta bombings
justsayit 4:12 am 20 Jul 09

My thoughts are with Craig’s family. My family hold you in our thoughts in this terrible time.

gift 11:13 pm 19 Jul 09

I for one will be going to Bali at the end of next week, you can be murdered by a friend so whats the difference!

sunshine 1:31 pm 19 Jul 09

my sympathies to Craig’s family…Rest in Peace

Canberra Gardener 9:01 am 19 Jul 09

For those of us that knew Craig, they may agree with the comment that “He was a better man than most of us”
Best described as a gentle soul, with a heart as kind as any, supported by his constant warming smile.

Our hearts go out to Kate his wife, and his Mother and Sister here in Canberra.

He will be missed by many. Rest in Peace.

Deadmandrinking 8:51 am 19 Jul 09

Trunking symbols said :

Just when you thought it was safe to travel again . . .

It still is pretty much.

You know, the terrorists win if you get scared.

Trunking symbols 6:41 am 19 Jul 09

Just when you thought it was safe to travel again . . .

Auntyem 6:02 pm 18 Jul 09

An absolutely heinous crime committed by cowards who have no respect or value for human life, or life in any way shape or form.

My deepest sympathy goes out to his family.

Granny 5:13 pm 18 Jul 09

What a terrible time for the family! My heart goes out to them, especially Mr Senger’s wife, and I hope they can find whatever comfort they need at this darkest of hours.

johnboy 4:01 pm 18 Jul 09

Indeed, fixed now.

jennybel75 3:56 pm 18 Jul 09

Hey JB, that link actually goes to here:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/daniel_finkelstein/article6710646.ece

Which is still interesting, but not Canberra related.

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