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Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press.
Indonesia police say 1 officer killed in Papua mine attack<
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JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) - Gunmen shot and killed an Indonesian police officer Wednesday in the latest suspected attack by separatists near a giant gold and copper mine in easternmost Papua.
Another officer was wounded in the attack on a patrol near the mine owned by Phoenix, Arizona-based Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., said Papua police spokesman Ahmad Musthofa Kamal.
Tensions in the region have ...