7 Aug 2015

Indonesian army chopper shot at in Papua

1:45 pm on 7 August 2015

There are reports from Papua that an Indonesian Army helicopter was allegedly shot at by an unidentified person.

The Jakarta Post reports an army spokesman Brigadier General Wuryanto said that one bullet-sized hole was found in the body of the helicopter.

No casualties have been reported.

General Wuryanto says the helicopter had been delivering goods to Army officers in the Jila district of Mimika regency.

He says his staff are still investigating the incident.