Injured TNI Soldier Attacked by KKB in Yahukimo Turns out that Danramil has the rank of Captain

Yahukimo’s 1715 Military District Command (Kodim) confirmed that an armed criminal group (KKB) attacked the Suru-suru Koramil, Yahukimo Regency , Papua , Saturday (20/11/2021) morning.

This attack resulted in one TNI soldier being killed and one member injured. Dandim 1715 Yahukimo Lieutenant Colonel Inf Cristian Irreuw said the soldier who died from gunshot wounds was named Sergeant Ari Baskoro.

“The attack also injured the Military District Commander ( Danramil ) Suru, Inf. Captain Arviandi,” he said, Saturday (20/11/2021) night. According to him, the shooting incident occurred at 06.00 WIT.

The two shooting victims have been evacuated to the Dekai Health Center and are scheduled to be evacuated to Jayapura, Sunday (11/21/2021).

“Members have been ordered to be on standby, including those at the posts to anticipate the shooting by the KKB,” said Cristian.

It is known that the two victims were personnel of the Territorial Apparatus BKO unit (Apter) of the Suru-Suru Preparatory Koramil. They were attacked on their way to shop for daily necessities at a nearby kiosk using a speedboard.

On the way, KKB was suddenly shot from across the river. The KKB who carried out the attack were suspected of being affiliated with the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) of the Free Papua Organization (OPM).

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