12 Sep 2012

Papua police officer killed by unknown gunmen

6:54 am on 12 September 2012

Police in the Indonesian province of Papua say a police officer guarding a road project in Jayapura was killed by unknown gunmen on Monday.

The Jakarta Globe reports that the officer was stationed at the project overseen by Modern Widya Technical in Tolikara district when five armed men opened fire.

Police say Jefri Laudik Runtuboy was shot 14 times by the masked gunmen who tried to shoot others at the project before fleeing.