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TNI personnel attacked in Puncak Jaya

Jakarta Post - June 18, 2018

Jakarta Five members of the Indonesian Military (TNI) were wounded in two attacks by unidentified gunmen in Papua on Saturday.

The shootings occurred in the Puncak Jaya area when the soldiers were on patrol in Yambi, news agency Antara reported.

Cendrawasih Military Command head Maj. Gen. George Supit confirmed that five Army personnel had sustained gunshot wounds during the attacks.

"It is true that [gunmen] shot at the troops on patrol, resulting in wounds from the shots and bullet fragments," George said on Saturday, as quoted by Antara.

He added that the injured soldiers were in stable condition and undergoing treatment at the Mulia Regional General Hospital. (stu/ahw)

Source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/06/18/tni-personnel-attacked-in-puncak-jaya.html.

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