27 Oct 2022

Police arrive on remote Papua New Guinea island after intense violence

From Midday Report, 12:53 pm on 27 October 2022

A contingent of 10 police officers has arrived on a remote Island in Papua New Guinea - the scene of intense violence this week.

Clashes happened Monday after a dispute over a football match a month ago.

A police spokesperson says the number of dead has been revised and now stands at 22.

RNZ Pacific's Lydia Lewis reports.