Manhunt for bandits who attacked trekking party in PNG | Pacific Beat

Manhunt for bandits who attacked trekking party in PNG

Manhunt for bandits who attacked trekking party in PNG

Updated 12 September 2013, 17:10 AEST

A group of Australians and a New Zealander who were attacked while trekking in Papua New Guinea have arrived in Australia.

Two of their porters were killed and several injured in the attack that took place on the Black Cat Track in Morobe province

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says it's an appalling and brutal crime

Local trekking companies say they fear it will deter other tourists.

PNG correspondent Liam Fox says a big police hunt for the bandits is underway

He gave these details to Nick Grimm on ABC TV News 24.

Presenter: Nick Grimm

Speaker: PNG correspondent Liam Fox

 

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