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One dead, another wounded in Papua

  • The Jakarta Post

| Thu, July 5 2012 | 07:14 am

A civilian was killed and another wounded on Wednesday by an unidentified group of people in Siepkosi village, Walelagama district, Jayawijaya regency.

Ahmad Zaini, a 35-year-old ojek (motorcycle taxi) driver, was fatally stabbed at about 10 a.m., while another ojek driver, Salahudin, 38, was injured in the indiscriminate attack.

“The body of Ahmad Zaini was flown to his hometown in Probolinggo, East Java, for burial,” city police spokesman Adj. Sr. Comr. Johannes Nugroho said.

Salahudin fled from the attackers and was rescued by locals before being rushed to Wamena Regional Hospital, where he was undergoing treatment, Johannes said.

Johannes said that Zaini and Salahudin were stopped by four people on the street in Siepkosi and were suddenly attacked.

Zaini died at the scene due to critical wounds all over his body, while Salahudin suffered only bruises on his right shoulder after being hit with a dagger.

“We are still investigating the motive behind the assault. We have observed the crime scene and also questioned Salahudin, who in this case is a victim and witness,” Johannes said.


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