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Papua separatist group shoots dead a bank employee


Jakarta, IO – Armed criminal group (KKB) in Papua is committing violence again. This time they shot dead an employee of Sinak branch of Bank Papua in Puncak regency, Central Papua, Tuesday (13/12).

“The shooting in Sinak happened at 9 a.m. this morning in Sinak market, Gigobak village. It was carried out by the KKB,” said Papua Police spokesperson Chief Commissioner Ahmad Mustofa Kamal, reported Detik, Tuesday (13/12).

The victim was identified as Darius Julius Yumame, 32. He was shot when he was buying yellow rice for breakfast. He died from a gunshot wound to his head. His body has been brought to Sinak community health center to be later transported to Mimika.

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“Because of the bad weather, the transportation to Mimika was delayed,” said Ahmad. The police have launched a manhunt to find those responsible for the shooting. (rr)


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