updated 9/14/2006 6:09:26 AM ET 2006-09-14T10:09:26

An Islamic militant showed no remorse Thursday as he was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the 2005 Bali bombings that left 20 people dead, vowing to take part in new suicide missions after he is freed.

Anif Solchanudin — one of four men convicted in the attacks on three crowded restaurants — was charged with helping plan the bombings and hiding one of Southeast Asia’s most wanted terror suspects.

Judge Daniel Palipin said the court handed down a 15-year sentence — five years more than prosecutors demanded — because the 24-year-old militant had also offered to be a suicide bomber for the Oct. 1, 2005 attacks.

Solchanudin, wearing a gray traditional Muslim shirt, told reporters after the ruling that he still intended to seek death as a martyr once he was freed. He said he had no plans to appeal.

Indonesia has been hit by a string of terrorist attacks blamed on members of the al-Qaida linked militant group Jemaah Islamiyah in recent years, including the 2005 Bali attacks.

The three other men who stood trial in those attacks were sentenced to between eight and 18 years in prison — all for helping hide alleged mastermind Noordin Top, transporting explosives, or setting up a Web site giving tips on how to kill foreigners.

Indonesia, which has more Muslims than any other nation, has arrested or convicted more than 150 militants since 2002, when a terror strike on two Bali nightclubs killed 202 people. At least three militants have been sentenced to death.

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