Sunday, October 23, 2016

Indonesian military officer shot in shootout with separatists in Papua

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Indonesian military officer shot in shootout with separatists in Papua

Minggu, 23 Oktober 2016 21:04 WIB | 506 Views
Jayapura, Papua (ANTARA News)- An Indonesian military officer was shot in an exchange of gunfire with separatists in Philia, Gurage, Puncak Jaya District, Papua Province, on Saturday.

"Thats right, one military officer was shot in an exchange of gunfire with armed group members," Major General Hinsa Siburian, commander of the Cenderawasih XVII Military District, said here, Sunday.

The shootout occurred in Philia, Gurage, when several military officers were on patrol.

First Private Yani was shot at his right hand and left leg, Siburian said.

The injured officer was rushed to Mulia Hospital. (*)
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