2 Mar 2017

Vanuatu man killed during land dispute

3:06 pm on 2 March 2017

Vanuatu police are appealing for help after a man was killed during a land dispute in South Pentecost.

A Vanuatu police truck in the capital, Port Vila.

Photo: RNZI / Jamie Tahana

Another man is in hospital after the tension, and our correspondent reported that women and children in the area had been moved to central Pentecost for their safety.

A police team was dispatched to South Pentecost earlier this week.

They were appealing to the community of Bunlap village on South Pentecost and other nearby villages not to take the law into their own hands and let the police deal with the situation.

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