JAKARTA - Another shooting near the gold and copper mine Freeport on Saturday morning. The shooting occurred on the road between the town of Mimika and the Grasberg mining site. The target of the shooting was a car with medical supplies. There were no fatalities in this latest shooting.
A spokesperson for the regional police in Papua, Nurhabri, confirmed the shooting and said that the incident had been reported already, however the entire chronology was not clear yet. Earlier this month an Australian man and Indonesian security guard working for the U.S. based company were shot and killed at around the same location. Back in 2002 two American teachers were killed there as well.