Timika- 1 market and 7 kiosks were destroyed by fire due to arson carried out by an armed criminal group (KKB) in Yapimakot Village, Serambakon District, Bintang Mountains Regency on Monday 18 September 2023, at 14:30:wit.
Head of Public Relations Task Force for Peace Ops Cartenz 2023, AKBP. Dr. BAYU SUSENO, SH, SIK, MM, MH., when confirmed, said that the burning of 1 market and 7 stalls was carried out by the KKB after a firefight occurred between the joint Ops Damai Cartenz patrol and the Bintang Mountains Police on Monday 18 September 2023.
“Material losses in the form of 1 market which is an asset of the regional government of the Bintang Mountains district and 7 kiosks belonging to residents of Southeast Sulawesi (Buton),” explained the head of the Cartenz Damai Ops Public Relations task force.
He continued, for now, TNI-Polri officers are still on guard to anticipate security disturbances from the KKB group