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Sixteen bodies recovered in aftermath of Papua massacre

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Indonesia's Papua region: the provinces of West Papua and Papua Photo: RNZ

Eyewitness accounts and the Liberation Army said at least 24 Indonesian construction workers were killed on Sunday by the separatist group.

One Indonesian soldier was also killed in a shootout later that day.

AFP reported a local military commander, Binsar Panjaitan, saying the unidentified bodies would be removed from Nduga regency.

Another 15 people were evacuated from the area, including seven workers who survived.

Source: RadioNZ

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