24 August 2011

More violence rocks East Timor District of Lautem leaving 2 dead

East Timor Legal News 24/08/2011 Source: Indepedente 23 August 2011 language source: Tetun - Two killed and one wounded in a clash in Lautem Two groups engaged in a clash in Barikafa village, Luro sub district, the eastern district of Lautem.

The clash has left two men dead and one seriously wounded, a police officer said.

Police were dispatched to the scene in responding to the situation and were able to capture  two suspects, Deputy Commander of Lautem District, Antonio do Rego said.

These two suspects are currently being detained in the police detention center for investigation purposes, he said. Rego added that the police are still hunting down other suspects who are on the run.

The two dead bodies are now in Baucau hospital for autopsy.

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