West Papua Media
June 7, 2012 1830 West Papua time
Latest information confirmed from Wamena, Baliem Valley on the effects of the Rampage by troops and police from Battalion 756 in Wamena:
THIS IS A PRELIMINARY REPORT: ONLY 45% OF ASSESSMENT HAS BEEN DONE BY LOCAL HUMAN RIGHTS WORKERS SO FAR – SITUATION IS STILL INCREDIBLY DANGEROUS WITH TROOPS STILL SHOOTING PEOPLE ON SIGHT.
Number of Victims:
- 8 People Killed
- 19 People seriously injured
Number of Civilian houses and dwellings burnt and destroyed:
Wamena town, Baliem Valley, localities of Sinakma, Honailama and Eabukama
- Joint Team Battalion Wim Ane Sili Kodim 756 (lit. "House of the Sound of War) Wamena;
- TNI Koramil Wamena,
- Polri Police Wamena Brimob
- Detachment 88 members in support (confirmed by WPM sources)
Time of abuse:
Dated June 6, 2012 Time: 01. 15 – to 07 o’clock. Operation is ongoing.
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Slideshow: photographs of the damage and victims of the rampage by Battalion 756 troops in Wamena, June 6, 2012