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(BosNewsLife) – At least 22 people died Saturday, May 28, when two bombs ripped through a busy market in a Christian town in eastern Indonesia in an attack that already raised fears of massive religious bloodshed in the troubled region. The explosions, in which many more were injured, left a trail of blood and destruction in the lakeside town of Tentena, on the eastern island of Sulawesi, part of an area where three years of Muslim-Christian clashes killed up to 2,000 people until a peace deal was agreed in late 2001, Reuters news agency reported. Periodic unrest has flared since, but Saturday morning’s attack was among the worst in Tentena, about 60 kilometers (38 miles) south of the coastal town of Poso . Tensions rose after the bombings, with hundreds of residents converging on the local hospital and destroyed outdoor market, demanding police find the killers., news reports said. The first explosion occurred in the center of Tenten, and the Voice of America (VOA) network quoted authorities as saying that a second blast, 15 minutes later, targeted those who had been attracted by the first explosion.