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More Border Checkpoints, Troops Planned For Malaysian Frontier

April 03 2012


The Indonesian government has decided to step up border security in East Kalimantan, reports Antara News, Indonesia's national news agency.

Another battalion of soldiers will be added and 15 new security checkpoints will be constructed in the West Kutai district, said a regional commander.

Currently, there are only three checkpoints in the region, he said.

East Kalimantan, located on the east of Borneo, is the second-largest province in the country (after Papua).


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