Subject: IN/IRJA: IMN - Timika Victims Buried in Sorong
Indonesia Media Network (IMN) - All translations 'as received.' - John
17 Apr 96
Six Victims of Timika Shooting Buried in Sorong
Jayapura. 4/16 (ANTARA) - The six members of the Indonesian Armed
Forces from the 752nd Batallion Regional of the Eight District Command
of Trikora based in Sorong, the capital of Sorong Regency, of Irian
Jaya, according to plans will be buried in Sorong, Wednesday morning,
in a military ceremony.
The bodies of the six victims of hte shooting by a member of ABRI at
the Timika Airport on Tuesday, will be transported by a special plane
to Sorong, said officer of Informations of the Eigth District Command
Capt. CAJ Eddy Sulistiadjie, when asked by ANTARA on Tuesday.
The names of the members of the 752nd Batallion who died in the
shooting by one of their colleagues on Monday (15/4) at 5:00 Am at the
Timika Airport are Sgt. 2nd Class Joko, Private Mochtar, Private
Kasyanto, Private Triyono, Private Rudy, and Private Misdiyono.
They will be buried in the Sorong Bahagia Cemetary in the city of
Two other members of the 752nd Batallion, Sgt. Irkam and Sgt.
Subiyanto, who died because because of the GPK Irian Jaya in Senewak
village, on Sunday (4/14) at 12:10 PM Eastern Indonesian time.
The two members of the Armed Forves was killed by the GPK who
disguised themselves as local civilian vegetable vendors. The body of
the two were flown from Senewak to Timika airport on Monday, at the
same time the shooting happened, which killed 10 ABRI members and 5
civilians including Airfast pilot Mick Findlay from New Zealand who
died on the spot.