Indonesia to execute two members of 'Bali Nine' drug trafficking ring

February 2, 2015 9:55 AM

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Indonesia to execute two members of 'Bali Nine' drug trafficking ring

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Australian citizens are next in line to be executed for drug offences in Indonesia, the Southeast Asian nation's attorney general said on Monday, in a move likely to strain ties between the neighbors.

Myuran Sukumaran, 33, and Andrew Chan, 31, are among eight prisoners due to be executed after President Joko Widodo rejected their clemency pleas last month, in the latest of a string of death sentences for drug offenders, including foreigners.

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