Tribal violence kills 9 near Porgera mine

A GUNBATTLE near the Kairik airstrip used by Barrick Gold’s Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea has reportedly claimed nine lives and injured three others. Barrick-built housing for landowners was also razed.

Tribal violence kills 9 near Porgera mine Tribal violence kills 9 near Porgera mine Tribal violence kills 9 near Porgera mine Tribal violence kills 9 near Porgera mine Tribal violence kills 9 near Porgera mine

Rival tribes of Nomali landowners were involved in a morning raid at Kairik yesterday but a Porgera mine worker raised the alarm after spotting the armed men, according to The National.

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