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Island focus: Soldier killed trying to rescue a woman

  • The Jakarta Post

Balikpapan | Mon, June 19 2017 | 01:09 am

PREMIUM A member of the Indonesian Military (TNI) was found dead in the Manggar River, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, after trying to save a 16-year-old girl who reportedly attempted to commit suicide.

The search-and-rescue operation team found Pvt. Khairul Anam on Friday night about 139 meters from the popular Manggar Bridge, from which he jumped to rescue the girl, identified only as Eka, who died ...