Indonesian Government Official Shot to Death in Papua

by Jakarta Globe - The head of the forestry agency of Papua's Sarmi district, Ayub Natanubun, was shot by an unidentified gunman near the border of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea on Saturday afternoon.

Ayub was driving his car over the Skanto bridge when he was shot from the left side of the road. His body has been taken to Dok Dua hospital in Jayapura.

Sr. Comr. Yohannes Nugroho, spokesman of the Papua police, told Antara news agency that he had not received a complete report about the incident since the Keerom police are still investigating the case.

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