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Security Forces, Separatists Clash In W. Papua; 3 Dead

September 19 2019


Three civilians have been killed and four wounded in clashes between Indonesian security forces and Papuan separatists in Indonesia's eastern West Papua region, reports Reuters. 

On Wednesday, separatists attacked security forces in the town of Ilaga, said a military spokesman. 

At least three civilians, including a teenager and a toddler, were killed and four wounded in the exchange, reported Agence France-Presse. 

The military and police have opened an investigation into the...

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