4 Road Project Workers in West Papua Killed in a Brutal Attack by the Papuan Armed Criminal Group

- 01 October 2022 11:42 WIB
Police arresting the leader of the KKB, in Yahukimo, Papua. (Photo / twitter @DivHumas_Polri)
Police arresting the leader of the KKB, in Yahukimo, Papua. (Photo / twitter @DivHumas_Polri)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Papuan Armed Criminal Group (KKB) reportedly attacked 12 workers on the Teluk Bintuni-Maybrat Road project, in West Papua. 4 workers died and 9 others were injured.

The attack took place on Thursday, September 29, 2022. This case emerged after a video circulated of the attack by KKB.

According to Tempo, the West Papua Police Public Relations Division Chief Commissioner Adam Erwindi said that initial information was that the KKB attack on the West Papua trans route resulted in one worker suffering a gunshot wound to the right arm.

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"Information was obtained at around 18.20 WIT from the Organic Unit Battalion Unit RK 136/TS post in Mayerga Village, West Moskona District to the Bintuni Bay Police about the shooting incident carried out by OTK," said Adam quoting the report from the Bintuni Bay Police Chief.

From the results of developments in the field, it is strongly suspected that the attack was carried out by KKB who also carried out the sadistic murder of four civilians working on the Trans-West Papua road.

"Regarding the pictures and videos of four civilian victims of the massacre that have been spread to the public, it can be ascertained that this incident was part of a series of attacks on the KKB last Thursday evening," said Adam Erwindi, Friday, September 30, 2022.

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Adam said the joint team of TNI and Polri was still looking for the bodies of four civilians who were suspected of being attacked by the armed criminal group (KKB).

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