11 Feb 2012

Two Freeport Indonesia employees shot

9:22 am on 11 February 2012

Reports from Papua say two men working for the mining giant PT Freeport Indonesia have been shot by an unidentified person near Timika.

The Jakarta Post says one was hit in the chest and the other in the leg.

Police say four other people in the car were injured by glass fragments.

On Tuesday, an officer of the Mobile Brigade was shot dead in the same area.