Shooting Victim in Ilaga Treated in Hospital


Jayapura, Jubi / Antara – April Wakerkwa (43), who was shot by an unidentified person in Ilaga, Puncak regency Papua, on Friday (20/3) is now being treated in Dian Harapan hospital Waena, Jayapura.

“There is a patient with a gunshot wound on the right leg and who told me that he got shot in Ilaga, Puncak regency,” a hospital official, Manuel S, said on Saturday (21/03/2015). The victim arrived at the hospital around ten o’clock.

“His right leg is swollen and only bandaged. According to a doctor and nurse, the patient must have X-rays and perhaps a surgery,” he said.

The man was attacked by an unidentified person on Friday early morning at around 04.30 a.m when he was on the way to Kunga village, Gome district in Puncak regency.

Based on the data gathered on Friday by Antara revealed, the victim who works at Bappeda was shot on the way to Kunga village to take his documents in order to pursue his education in Makassar. (*)


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