Indonesia postpones moving of 2 Aussies, 5 other foreigners to prison island for execution

February 17, 2015 9:45 AM

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Indonesia postpones moving of 2 Aussies, 5 other foreigners to prison island for execution

FILE - This combination of two file photos from Jan. 24, 2006, left, and Jan. 26, 2006 shows Australian drug traffickers Myuran Sukumaran, left, and Andrew Chan during their trial in Bali, Indonesia. Indonesia said on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 it postponed the transfer of eight convicted drug smugglers, including seven foreigners, to a prison island for execution due to technical problems. The eight are facing execution despite international appeals for clemency. Among them are Chan and Sukumaran, the ringleaders of a group of nine Australians arrested in 2005 for attempting to smuggle heroin to Australia from the Indonesian resort island of Bali. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati, File) (The Associated Press)

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesia says it has postponed the transfer of eight convicted drug smugglers, including seven foreigners, to a prison island for execution due to technical problems.

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