OPM Shoots Policeman in Puncak Jaya

A police officer of the Puncak Jaya District, first brigadier Muhamad Yasin, was shot by Free Papua Movement a.k.a OPM at Mulia airport on Friday morning (24/6).

Five OPM members approached the airport and three of them entered Yasin`s office at the airport and seized his gun and later shot him. The men fled by crossing a river and disappeared.

“Officers from Puncak Jaya Police and Papua Mobile Brigade are chasing and hunting the perpetrators,” Papua Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Wachyono confirmed the shooting.

Yasin was shot at the left side of his forehead and was currently being treated at Mulia General Hospital.

He is reportedly conscious but the hospital decided to transfer him to the better equipped Jayapura Hospital.(wpnn)

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