Armed protesters block access, burn equipment at PNG’s biggest resources project

Protesters set fire to LNG machinery and containers. Picture: ABC/SUPPLIED

PORT MORESBY, 20 JUNE 2018 (ABC)—Police in the Papua New Guinea Highlands fear they are outnumbered and outgunned by protesters who are blocking access to the country’s biggest resources project. The police commander in Hela Province, Martin Lakari, said armed men had blocked the road leading to the project and damaged earthmoving equipment. “It’s very […]

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