Report – By Pacific Media Watch
Eleven people have been killed and many others, including a teenage girl, suffered serious injuries during a fight between tribes living on the border of Enga and the Western Highlands in Papua New Guinea, reports The National.
Western Highlands provincial police commander chief superintendent Martin Lakari said police were unable to stop the fighting because high-powered guns were being used.
The old rivalry between the Kukutin tribe of Kombiam in Enga and the Yapetalin tribe of Baiyer district in Western Highlands resurfaced last month at the remote villages of Kokowa and Sepemanda on the border. Read more »