Security authorities investigate shootings in Papua

Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Djoko Suyanto has stated the police and military (TNI) officers are investing the latest shooting incidents, in which three people were hurt in Papua on Tuesday evening (05/06).

“The security personnel are investigating and studying the case. Such violence must be stopped. The local police and TNI must find the perpetrators,” the minister said in a press statement here on Wednesday.

Djoko added he received the report about the shooting incidents on June 5 at 10 pm. Three people were shot by Free Papua Organization (OPM) in three separate incidents.

The three victims, identified as Iqbal Rifai (22), Hardi Jayanto (22) and first private Frangki Kune (25), were immediately sent to the emergency unit of Dok-2 Jayapura Regional Public Hospital.

Source: ANTARA News


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