Shoot TNI-Polri, KKB Terrorist Also Burn SD-Puskesmas in the Bintang Mountains
West papua news, Armed criminal group KKB terrorist were involved in a shootout with joint TNI-Polri officers in the Bintang Mountains Regency, west Papua. KKB terrorists also damaged a number of public facilities (fasum). “Public facilities were burned. There was a health center and a bank cash office,” said Head of Public Relations of the Papua Police, Kombes Ahmad Musthofa Kamal, when asked for confirmation, Monday (13/9/2021). The incident occurred in Kiwirok District, Bintang Mountains, this morning at around 09.30 WIB.
Meanwhile, as reported by Antara, the Head of the Bintang Mountains Police, AKBP Cahyo Sukarnito, said that an elementary school (SD) building was also burned by the KKB. The shootout caused a TNI personnel from the Pamtas Battalion 403/WP to be injured. The TNI member was injured in the right arm due to being hit by a reset or the reflection of a fired bullet. The TNI personnel are reported to be in stable condition.
It is not yet certain which group was involved in the shootout with the joint forces. AKBP Cahyo admitted that he was still waiting for a report from Kiwirok. Kiwirok is one of the districts in the Bintang Mountains Regency which borders Papua New Guinea (PNG).