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Amid chaotic scenes, relatives have paid a last visit to a top security jail in Indonesia to say their final farewells to two Australian drug smugglers due to be executed within hours.
One family member collapsed amid the scrum, with no doubt now that death row inmates Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are about to face the firing squad.
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran count down their final hours. JayneAzzo http://t.co/xkdumHOpU5 #Bali9 #9News pic.twitter.com/PZ5khYgZbW— Nine News Australia (9NewsAUS) April 28, 2015
The death penalties imposed on eight foreigners and an Indonesian have been condemned by the UN and strained ties between neighbours Australia and Indonesia.
But as ambulances began arriving at the Nusakambangan island jail, Jakarta looked firmer than ever in its rejection of international pleas for clemency.
The execution of a French national has been delayed pending appeal.
But for the others, coffins and crosses have been prepared bearing their names and da