Papua cop shot in Freeport area
A Papua Police Mobile Brigade officer, First Brig. Mujahidin, was shot on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. local time (1:30 p.m. Jakarta time) in Mimika regency, Papua.
The shooting took place at Mile 43, where United States-based mining company PT Freeport Indonesia operates, Antara news agency reported from Jayapura, Papua.
According to information that Antara had gathered, the victim was shot in his right leg.
Freeport spokesman Ramdani Sirait could not provide immediate confirmation when The Jakarta Post reached him. (mtq)
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