Military taskforce deployed to PNG’s Hela in wake of massacre

The spectre of tribal fighting is a constant in Papua New Guinea's Hela province where villages are typically protected by trenches and tightly guarded gates. Picture: RNZ

A joint military and police taskforce will be deployed to Papua New Guinea’s Hela Province in response to mass killings last week. Prime Minister James Marape told theĀ Post CourierĀ he has sent the police minister, Bryan Kramer, there to take stock of available manpower on the ground and to assess urgent issues. The United Nations in […]

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