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Papua New Guinea

15 January 2007

Post-Courier (Port Moresby)

Two police highway patrol units were ambushed in the war-ravaged Nebilyer Valley on Friday morning and an AR15 assault rifle was seized by heavily armed warriors. The police cars were returning to Mt Hagen after escorting highway trucks bound for resource projects in the Southern Highlands Province when they were confronted by armed warriors. It is not the first time policemen were stripped of firearms in this notorious area. In early 2006, Mendi-based mobile squad 10... (

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