September 18, 2021, 12.33 PM

“On Monday from 9:00 am to 1:15 pm local time, the gun battle between the border security post personnel at Kiriwok and the KKB members led by Lamek Taplo occurred. The KKB members also burned the public facilities and houses,” said the chief of the 1715 Yahukimo District Military Command Christian Irreuw via a short message service on Monday, September 13.

The insurgents burned the Kiriwok Health Center, Papua Bank, Kiriwok District Office, an elementary school, and a traditional market. The incident killed a health care worker, wounded four others, and one person has gone missing.

(Writer: Dhias Suwandi | Editor: Pythag Kurniati)


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