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Fatal Shooting in a Mining Town in Papua

Expand FILE: Indonesian soldiers stand guard during a protest in Timika, Papua province, August 21, 2019. © 2019 AP Photo/Jimmy Rahadat Eight armed men attacked a mining area in Timika, Papua in easternmost Indonesia earlier this week. They shot and killed Graeme Thomas Wall, a New Zealand miner, and wounded four Indonesian workers, two seriously. Jeffrey Bomanak, the commander of the West Papua Liberation Army, the military wing of the rebel Free Papua Organization, claimed responsibility. Their spokesperson warned employees of Grasberg gold mine, which is operated by PT Freeport Indonesia…

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