Incident Summary:

08/06/2018: Assailants opened fire on a Papua Terang expedition team in Bokoa, Paniai, Papua, Indonesia. At least five Indonesian Military (TNI) soldiers guarding the expedition team were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility

GTD ID:
201808060023

When:
2018-08-06

Country:
Indonesia

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Papua

City:
Bokoa

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Paniai regency of the province

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI)
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target Indonesia
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Papua Terang Expedition Team
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Armed group returns firearms to TNI," Jakarta Post, August 8, 2018.