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Incident Type: Police action

Date: April 17, 2000

Location: Poso City

Actors: Police Chief Woerjantono, Brimob (Mobile Police Brigade), Muslim groups

Event: Woerjantono deploys the Brimob riot police to restore order, but which end up firing into a crowd and killing three Muslim protesters. The Brimob unit is removed, but 600 soldiers (TNI) are deployed.

Source: Lorraine Aragon