Police crackdowns on liquor sellers win Papuan community support

Jayapura, Papua A community-based organization called Solidarity against Liquor and Drugs (SAMN) has declared its support for police crackdowns on liquor sellers in Papua province. The Jayapura city police’s ongoing efforts against liquor sellers, for instance, need to be appreciated, SAMN Papua chairman Anias Lengka said here on Tuesday. The anti-liquor raids the police routinely conduct in the Papuan capital have helped prevent young Papuans from being dragged into alcohol addiction and abuse, he remarked. “We have observed an upward trend in traffic accidents, cases of domestic violence, and acts…

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South Aceh: Two gold miners killed in tunnel collapse

Meulaboh, Aceh Two gold miners died on Sunday after they were trapped under a collapsed tunnel at PT Pinang Sejati Utama’s mining site in Simpang Dua Kemukiman Manggamat village, Kluet Tengah sub-district, Aceh Selatan district, Aceh province. Alkindi Nur (47), a resident of Pulo Kambing village in Kluet Utara sub-district, and Muswardi (27), a resident of Teupih Gajah village in Pasie Raja sub-district, were killed after the tunnel they were digging with other miners collapsed, said Kluet Tengah police chief, First Insp.Jamaluddin. Six other miners survived the accident, with three…

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