At least 15 people were killed in clashes between tribes in the mountains of Papua New Guinea.
The clash occurred in the town of Kainantu, the eastern highlands of Papua New Guinea between the tribes Agarabi and Kamano.
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Topics terkaitAustralia, PasifikPolisi declare disputes involving firearms and knives, and a tribal settlement burned to the ground.
To dampen the noise between the two tribes, additional security forces have been deployed to the scene, and police warned of possible further unrest after violent clashes between the two tribes.
"It surprised everyone and I think for the first time we've seen the slaughter or killing of a large scale in a single incident and we do not expect this will happen,''said Kainantu police chief, Simon Kauba.
To the Post-Courier newspaper of Papua New Guinea, he added that the tribe Agarabi Kamano accused as the source of the problem and break the law in the town of Kainantu.
Bloody dispute was reported late last week, after the group attacked the settlement Agarabi Kamano, known as Block Banana.
Kamano settlement burned down and dozens of their tribesmen were killed.
Papua New Guinea people speak over 800 languages and tribal regulations very closely guarded.
The dispute between different tribes often occur sporadically.
Six people were killed in ethnic violence in 2008 in the western highlands after a security guard were killed.