The torched karaoke bar in Sorong, West Papua province. Photo: EPA-EFE
The torched karaoke bar in Sorong, West Papua province. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Bar fight involving machetes, arrows leaves 19 dead in Indonesia’s Papua

  • One victim was stabbed and 18 more died in a blaze that was sparked by the clash at the karaoke club
  • Police said the incident did not involve locals from remote West Papua, where there is a long-running insurgency

The torched karaoke bar in Sorong, West Papua province. Photo: EPA-EFE
The torched karaoke bar in Sorong, West Papua province. Photo: EPA-EFE
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