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Extra troops deployed to
The Tanjungpura Military Area Command in East Kalimantan has deployed 650 personnel from the 611/Awanglong Infantry Battalion to the
The 650 personnel departed from Samarinda on August 12 aboard KM Tidar and were scheduled to stop at Tarakan before arriving at Nunakan.
Maj. Achmad Amin said the troops would be tasked to protect areas near the disputed Unarang Reef in the Ambalat Block as well as general security in response to terrorism developments.
Nunukan regency in East Kalimantan is a major transit area for members of the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) terrorist network, JI