29 Sep 2014

Four die in road accident at Papua's Freeport

3:46 pm on 29 September 2014

Operations at the Grasberg mine in Indonesia's West Papua stopped temporarily on Saturday after four miners were killed in an accident.

The Antara news agency says a light operational vehicle carrying nine people collided with a haul truck on a mine road.

Freeport says four people were found dead at the accident site and five others needed hospital treatment.