Thursday, 30 June 2022 – 04:51 WIB
One of the KKB groups in Papua. Photo: doc Ridwan/JPNN.com
jpnn.com, JAKARTA – The armed criminal group (KKB) claimed responsibility for the attack on the Kiwirok Ramil Post, Bintang Mountains Regency, Papua, Wednesday (29/6).
A soldier TNI Prada Beryl Kholif Al Rohman was killed in the attack.
“Responsible for the attack on the TNI post in Kiwirok and succeeded in shooting dead a member of the TNI,” said Spokesperson for the West Papua National Liberation Army of the Free Papua Organization (TPNPB OPM) Sebby Sambom via message service, Wednesday.
Kapendam XVII/Cenderawasih Lt. Col. Herman Taryaman said the personnel who died were shot in the thigh and were bleeding.
Prada Beryl died around 17.15 WIT.
“He was shot in the thigh,” Lieutenant Colonel Herman told reporters on Wednesday.
He guessed KKB the one who carried out the attack was the Lamek Apleki Taplo group.
However, the TNI and local security forces are still investigating the case of the attack at the Ramil Kiwirok Post, the Kodim Yonif PR 431/SSP Task Force.