Protesters in PNG’s Mendi torch plane, shut airport

The destroyed Air Nuigini Dash 8 at Mendi Airport Picture: RNZ

PROTESTERS in the Papua New Guinea southern Highlands town of Mendi have torched a plane and closed the airport. Earlier the local police station commander Gideon Kauke had said police were guarding the aircraft to ensure there was no further damage after its tyres had been flattened. But he said his team of about ten […]

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