A Shooting Has Taken Place At The House Of President Jose Ramos-Horta In Dili
Dili, February 11, 2008 – A shooting has taken place at the house of President Jose Ramos-Horta in Dili. Several injuries were sustained and the President is currently receiving medical attention.
The United Nations Integrated Mission (UNMIT) in Timor-Leste regrets that such incidents have taken place.
Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao is safely in his office and is currently coordinating with UNMIT and international forces.
The United Nations Police (UNPol) is on a high state of alert and is coordinating with the International Security Forces (ISF).
A Press Conference will be held at the Obrigado Barracks conference room at 4pm.