Six Shooting Victims Leave Hospital

GIDI's members were injured in hospital after the incident - Jubi
GIDI’s members were injured in hospital after the incident – Jubi

Jayapura, Jubi – Six victims of the Tolikara shooting incident left General Hospital in Dok 2 Jayapura, Papua, on Monday (27/7/2015).

The bullets in their bodies wereremoved in two stages of operation, on Wednesday (22/7) and Thursday (23/7), or a week later after being hospitalized.

Jekson Weya, medical officer of Karubaga that accompany the victim in Jayapura said, six young men have undergone surgery process smoothly.

Yet Amaten Wenda who got shot on the right arm has to control this week. “All the operations went smoothly and the doctor said it was able to go home today (Monday) only Amaten, doctors said he has to be back to check again because of more severe bone pain, “Jekson Weya said to Jubi in Jayapura on Monday (27/07/2015).

The sixth youth who mostly work as a farmer will be returned to Tolikara and will continue to get treatment until healed. Ronald Yikwa, one of the victim’s family said the family of the victims of the shooting handed the whole matter to the church of GIDI Papua.
“We are proposing to the church of synod GIDI, so that this issue must be resolved. Our brother, Endinus, is dead because of shooting, “he added, on the same day. He then on behalf of the family thanked all who have helped this process of medicine. “We thank the GIDI for assistance and services during treatment and surgery. Thanks also to the government of Tolikara, and all the people who helped both through prayer and material. “he said. (Yuliana Lantipo/Tina)