Indonesian Mobile Brigade Police head to Nduga, where 31 construction workers are believed to have been shot dead. Photo: AFP

Indonesia attempts to recover bodies of 31 construction workers executed by separatist rebels in remote region of Papua

  • Killings reportedly carried out by rebels who have led a decades-long insurgency against Jakarta’s rule
  • Papua declared itself an independent nation in 1961 but neighbouring Indonesia took control of the region by force in 1963
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Indonesian Mobile Brigade Police head to Nduga, where 31 construction workers are believed to have been shot dead. Photo: AFP
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