4 TNI killed and attacked by 50 armed men, TNPB: The war is about to start…

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KKB Papua.  Photo: Ist


4 TNI soldiers died after being attacked by an armed criminal group in West Papua. The four TNI are known to be at the Koramil Post, in the Aifat District, Maybrat West Papua.

Based on the information gathered, the attack that left 4 TNI dead occurred at around 03.00 WIT. The attack was carried out by an armed criminal group with an estimated 50 people.

After this news emerged, the West Papua National Liberation Army of the Free Papua Organization (TPNPB-OPM) later claimed responsibility for the attack.

TPNPB-OPM spokesman Sebby Sambom said the TPNPB-OPM Headquarters had received a report from the Sorong Regional Military Command Commander Raya Deni. “Deni said that he ordered to carry out the killing operation and that the commander of the Sorong Raya TPNPB Kodap IV was responsible for this attack,” Sebby said, quoted by Hops.id, Thursday, September 2, 2021.

According to Sebby, this attack was part of the war for the liberation of West Papua carried out by the TPNPB leadership throughout Papua. The war for the liberation of Papua, said Sebby, will continue throughout the land of Papua.

KKB Papua. Photo: Ist

“The war for the liberation of Papua will not stop here, but will continue throughout the land of Papua in all Kodap, whenever the war will start,” said Sebby.

List of 4 TNI personnel who died

Meanwhile, based on the information gathered, the victims of the 4 TNI personnel who died were Praka DIrham, Private Zul Ansari, and Serda Amrosius.

Another soldier, Sertu Juliano, was also reportedly seriously injured. Meanwhile, two other TNI members, namely Danposramil Lettu Chb Dirman and Pratu Ikbal have not been found.

The death toll has increased to four, based on information from Kapendam XVIII Kasuari, Colonel Hendra Pesireron.

“Four (TNI soldiers) have died. We are currently in a meeting, more details will be conveyed in the press conference,” he said in brief.

Joint TNI-Polri apparatus in eradicating KKB in Papua.  Photo: Antara
Joint TNI-Polri apparatus in eradicating KKB in Papua. Photo: Antara

The attack on the TNI at the Kisor Village Koramil Post was allegedly carried out by around 50 people. They killed the soldiers allegedly using sharp weapons. The allegation is based on the condition of the victim who suffered sharp weapons injuries in several parts of the body.

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