4 Jun 2014

Indonesian soldier shot near PNG border

2:00 pm on 4 June 2014

An Indonesian military officer has reportedly been shot by members of an outlawed armed group in a border area between the Papua and Papua New Guinea.

The Antara news agency says the condition of the military officer is not yet known.

The Skouw-Wutung border has been closed for two months following a shooting incident that injured an Indonesian police officer.