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Policeman shot dead in Indonesian Papua

A policeman was shot dead and six others wounded in an ambush by suspected separatist rebels in the remote highlands of Indonesia’s eastern Papua province Wednesday, police said.

The police were ambushed around midday in the province’s restive Puncak Jaya district as they travelled to pick up ballot boxes from national elections held on April 9, local police chief Criss Rihulay said. Continue reading