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Papuan Separatists Claim Highland Ambush

July 18 2022


Separatist militants in the Papua region in eastern Indonesia have taken responsibility for the killing of 10 people in a remote highland region, reports Agence France-Presse.

On Saturday, fighters from the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) attacked a truck carrying traders and their goods, police said.

On Monday, a TPNPB spokesman said the militants had shot 11 Indonesians and a Papuan, who took pictures and fought back when they were stopped for questioning.

He warned...

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