At least 20 killed and 70 injured in day of violence in West Papua

Deaths occurred in two separate incidents in the restive Indonesian province, with activists claiming police opened fire on students

Marni Cordell and Kate Lamb
Tue 24 Sep 2019

Indonesian security forces open fire at student rally in West Papua – video

Graphic photos of the bloodied victims of what appear to be gunshot wounds have emerged after another day of violence in West Papua, which has seen at least 20 people killed and 70 injured.

Four people were killed, including a military officer, and several others injured when Indonesian security forces opened fire on students following a protest about racism at a university in Jayapura on Monday.

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