Incident Summary:

10/12/2004: Suspected members of the Organisasi Papua Merdeka (Free Papua Movement) - OPM killed six workers traveling in a convoy heading from Ilu Sub-District to Mulia, Indonesia. The ambush occurred in the town of Kampung Munia. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200410120001

When:
2004-10-12

Country:
Indonesia

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Papua

City:
Kampung Munia

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity PT Modern
Specific Description PT Modern workers in Kampung Munia
Nationality of Target Indonesia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Free Papua Movement (OPM-Organisasi Papua Merdeka) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 6 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 6
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Six Road Workers Killed by OPM Separatists," Media Indonesia, October 14, 2004.
"Suspected Rebels Kill Five Indonesian Workers," The Toronto Sun, October 15, 2004.