"Indeed, we will manage the tactical field evaluation so as to prevent any such similar circumstances from recurring in future," Commander Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto notified the press after a military release ceremony of the body of Warrant Officer (Posthumous) Rama Wahyudi at the Halim Perdanakusuma Air Base in East Jakarta on Friday.
Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi confirmed on June 23 that Wahyudi was killed in a militant attack in the eastern region of Congo a night before.
Wahyudi was on a return trip after delivering logistics materials to the Temporary Operation Base for a bridge to be constructed for locals when the Allied Democratic Forces rebellious armed group launched a sudden attack.
During the attack, Wahyudi was shot at in the left chest, while another TNI personnel got injured.
After being brought to Jakarta, Wahyudi’s body was sent to Pekanbaru for the funeral service.
"The United Nations also launched an investigation (into this killing), and we demand that the tactical field operation be conducted in a safe and secure manner since we follow the procedure," Tjahjanto emphasized. (antara)