GALLERY: Overseas tragedies that touched Australians July 19, 2014, 12:27 p.m. The Bali Bombings, September 11 and the Boxing Day tsunami all caused heartache back home. GALLERY: Overseas tragedies that touched Australians BALI BOMBINGS: Australian Maria Kotronakis at the Bali Bombing memorial monument in Bali hanging up portraits of her two sisters, Dimmy and Elizabeth who were killed in the 2002 attacks. Photo: Ross Duncan.MH17 DISASTER: 28 Australians died when Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed over Ukraine on July 17. The plane is believed to have been brought down by a surface-to-air missile.MH17 DISASTER: 12-year-old Mo Maslin was killed along with his grandfather Nick Norris and two siblings in the Malaysian Airlines MH17 disaster. Photo: supplied.BOXING DAY 2004 TSUNAMI: Scenes of devastation in Thailand following the Boxing Day tsunami where 26 Australians were killed.BOXING DAY 2004 TSUNAMI: 24-year-old Melbourne Football Club backman Troy Broadbridge was swept off the coast of Thailand's Phi Phi Island while honeymooning with his wife Trisha. Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images.BOXING DAY 2004 TSUNAMI: Troy Broadbridge and wife Trisha on their wedding day. Photo: The Age/supplied.BOXING DAY 2004 TSUNAMI: Submerged building near the pier at Ton Sai Bay in Thailand's Phi Phi island. Photo: Reuters/Luis Enrique.BALI BOMBINGS: The two massive car bombs that ripped through the tourist district of Kuta left devastating scenes on the holiday island and claimed the lives of 88 Australians.BALI BOMBINGS: The Kingsley Amateur Football Club senior team. The club lost seven players when bombs ripped apart the busy tourist district of Kuta on October 12, 2002. Photo: supplied.BALI BOMBINGS: Laurie Kerr, 44, from Kingsley in Perth rests on a bed at the Royal Perth Hospital in Perth after surviving the bombing in Bali. Kerr was the chairman of selectors for the Kingsley Football Club. Photo: John Mokrzycki/AP.BALI BOMBINGS: Friends and family of the six Coogee Dolphins players killed in the attacks attend the 11th anniversary commemorations on October 12, 2013 at Dolphins Point in Coogee. Photo: Brianne MakinBALI BOMBINGS: Gerard Yea was one of the six Coogee Dolphins players killed in the Bali bombings. This photo is taken from the memorial at Dolphins Point Coogee, for league players and other eastern suburbs residents who died in the bombings. Photo: Robert Pearce.BALI BOMBINGS: Family and friends of the Coogee Dolphins players killed in the Bali bombings console each other at a memorial at Coogee Oval. Photo: Patrick Cummins.SEPTEMBER 11: 10 Australians were killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.SEPTEMBER 11: Lesley Thomas O'Keefe with her husband Joe O'Keefe on their wedding day in Sydney. Lesley was killed during the September 11 2001 attack on the World Trade Centre. Photo: supplied.SEPTEMBER 11: Relatives of Australian September 11 victims during the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001 Interfaith Memorial Service at St Mary's Cathederal, Sydney. Ten Australians died in the September 11, 2001 attacks. Photo: Kate Geraghty.SEPTEMBER 11: Australian and American fire-fighters take part in 'Tour of Duty' in Washington paying tribute to September 11 victims on September 7, 2010. Photo: Yuri Gripas.MH370 MYSTERY: The Malaysian Airlines flight disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8. Six Australians were on board.MH370 MYSTERY: Queensland couple Bob and Cathy Lawton were on board missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, of which there has been no sign since it lost contact with air traffic control about an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur en route to Beijing. Photo: Facebook.MH370 MYSTERY: Mary and Rod Burrows were also on flight MH370, travelling with friends Bob and Cathy Lawton when the plane went missing. Photo: supplied.MH370 MYSTERY: Yuan Li, 32, and Naijun Gu, 31, from Sydney's south, were believed to be on their way to Beijing to spend time with their children, a baby and a toddler when MH370 disappeared. Ms Naijun is pictured here with one of her children. Photo: supplied.TweetFacebook of ╳exitThe story GALLERY: Overseas tragedies that touched Australians first appeared on Fairfax Regional Pages.