12 Sep 2002

Reports of fresh fighting in parts of Solomon Islands

10:21 am on 12 September 2002

Meanwhile, police in Honiara say they have received reports of fighting between two groups of people in the Matepono area on the plains of Guadalcanal.

As many as three people are reported to have been killed in the clashes

Police also say they have received unconfirmed reports from the Weathercoast of

Guadalcanal that another group has attacked the rebel Guadalcanal Liberation Front leader, Harold Keke.

The reports claim that Keke has fled from his attackers and is in hiding.