Timika - A staff of PT Kuala Pelabuhan Indonesia, one of the privatized company PT Freeport Indonesia, shot dead by unidentified armed gangs. The victim was shot at Mile 39 road towards Tembagapura Timika, Papua, on Friday (21/10) morning around 06.00 CET.
Information compiled from various sources in Timika, on Friday said around 06.00 WIT gunshots at Mile 39, about 100 meters before the bridge at Mile 40 Ajikwa River.
At that, a number of PT Freeport Security Task Force officers at the scene and found a traditional miners suffered a bullet wound in his left arm.
Officials also found a staff PT KPIs that have been in a state lying dead at the scene. Both victims were immediately rushed to a clinic Mile 38 and then taken to the Kuala Kencana.
As a result of the incident, this time from Kuala Kencana transport access to Tembagapura and vice versa has been closed. Mimika police chief, Edward Siregar AKBP Deny until now could not be held response-related incident.
In the past week, the shooting incident by unknown persons in the PT Freeport has happened twice. On Friday (14/10), three employees of PT Mandiri Castle Dawn was shot to death by a gang of unidentified armed men on the road towards the village of East Levee Nayaro precisely at Mile 37.