goodmorningpapua.com – A Government of Puncak Papua Regency gave an assistance to 8 families of victims of the KKB massacre at the B3 Beoga tower, Puncak.
Eight workers who were working on the Palapa Timur Telematika project were killed by KKB while sleeping in the mess on Wednesday 2 March 2022 at around 03.00 WIT.
The Regent of Puncak, Willem Wandik, who was present at the release of the corpses of 8 PTT tower workers, met with the families of the victims. The Regent was accompanied by the Head of Public Relations of the Papua Police, Pol Kombes Ahmad Mushtofa Kamal and Dandim 1714/Puncak Jaya Lt. Col. Inf. Denny Salurerung.
“On behalf of the entire Puncak community, I am sorry for this incident. May the family left behind be given strength. Those who died are communication heroes in Papua and in Indonesia in general,” explained the Regent when giving compensation to the families of the victims at Timika’s Mozes Kilangin Airport, Tuesday 8 March 2022.
He thanked the TNI and Polri ranks who struggled in evacuating the corpses and victims at the Beoga B3 tower.
The Head of Public Relations of the Papua Police as the Head of the Public Relations Task Force for Ops Damai Cartenz, Kombes Pol. Ahmad Mustofa Kamal explained that the success of the evacuation was thanks to the prayers and support of all parties.
Assistant 3 for Puncak Regency, Alfons Negewalen, explained that the donation, although not much, was expected to provide benefits for the families of the victims.
“The Puncak Regency Government strongly condemns this incident, considering the work done by these workers is very noble, namely improving the cellular network in the Puncak area to be better, including in the development and openness of communication networks,” he explained.