"We rely on the police to guarantee the security of teachers who still stay in Beoga," Head of the Papua Provincial Government's Education, Library, and Archive Office Christian Sohilait said in a statement that ANTARA quoted here Sunday.
To this end, Sohilait said he had coordinated with related authorities within the Papua provincial government, including Papua deputy governor, and the Papua police chief.
The deadly attacks of several armed Papuan criminals on Thursday and Friday had triggered several teachers to take refuge along with local residents at a military post, he said.
Several armed Papuan criminals shot dead two teachers, and torched junior and senior high school buildings in Beoga on Thursday and Friday.
As a result, several local residents fled their homes and took refuge at a military post.
According to Papua Police Chief Insp.Gen.Mathius Fakhiri, they would soon be evacuated to Sugapa area in Intan Jaya Regency.