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Child injured in Papua attack

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sun, 11/28/2010 6:55 PM | Archipelago

Police announced Sunday that a 10-year-old child was among those injured in an attack perpetrated by unidentified armed men in Nafri village, Abepura, Jayapura.

The child was identified as Fernal Nongka, reported.

Fernal and two other victims – Alex Nongka, 40, and Baharudin, 49 – are now being treated at the Abepura hospital

“Fernal was shot in the left chest, while Alex Nongka and Baharuddin were shot in their hands,” Jayapura Police Chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Imam Setiawan said, as quoted by

Imam said Riswandi Yunus, 35, was killed in the attack.

Alex Nongka said the assailants hid behind roadside bush and started firing at his motorcycle and a car behind him.


NOTES: The unidentified armed men are probably a terrorist group inspired by the Notorious Benny Wenda

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This Blog has gone through many obstacles and attacks from violent Free West Papua separatist supporters and ultra nationalist Indonesian since 2007. However, it has remained throughout a time devouring thoughts of how to bring peace to Papua and West Papua provinces of Indonesia.

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