PNG po­lice open fire on stu­dent march

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Stu­dents protest­ing against Pa­pua New Guinea’s prime min­is­ter in the South Pa­cific na­tion’s cap­i­tal of Port Moresby were shot at by po­lice, said Aus­tralia’s for­eign min­is­ter Julie Bishop. She had been ad­vised by Aus­tralia’s em­bassy in Port Moresby of the vi­o­lence as hun­dreds of stu­dents pre­pared to march to par­lia­ment. Stu­dents have been de­mand­ing that Prime Min­is­ter Peter O’Neill re­sign be­cause of al­leged cor­rup­tion and mis­man­age­ment.

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